In Rajasthan, Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal has inaugurated the first mega food park of the state at Roopangarh village near Ajmer. The Food Park is set up at an investment of Rs 113.57 crore and will benefit around 25 thousand farmers in Ajmer and neighboring districts. Center has given the 50 crore rupees subsidy for this project.
The mega food park would attract an additional investment of about Rs. 250 crore in about 30 food processing units in the park and to a turnover of about 500 crore rupees per annum.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
- Harsimrat Kaur Badal is MP from Bathinda, Punjab.
- Kalyan Singh is the Governor of Rajasthan.
Source- The Economic Times