The first Mega Food Park in the state of Odisha MITS Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. at Rayagada has been inaugurated by Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Minister of Food Processing Industries.
To give a major boost to the food processing sector by adding value and reducing food wastage at each stage of the supply chain with particular focus on perishables, Ministry of Food Processing Industries is implementing Mega Food Park Scheme in the country.
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, Ministry of Food Processing Industries is focusing on boosting the food processing industry so that agriculture sector grows exponentially and become a major contributor to doubling the farmers income and Make In India initiative of the government.
Static Takeaways for SBI PO Mains Exam-
- India’s First mega food park ‘Srini’ was opened at Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh.
- List of five important National Parks and WLS in Odisha
- Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary
- Kotagarh Wildlife Sanctuary
- Hadahgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
- Nandankanan Zoological Park
- Simlipal National Park
Source- Business Standard