Union Food Processing Industries Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has virtually inaugurated the Rs 107.83 crore mega food park at Phagwara in Kapurthala district of Punjab. So far, 37 mega food parks have been sanctioned across the country, of which 20 have started functioning.
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The mega food park, spread over 55 acres of land and that will benefit 25,000 farmers, is equipped with warehouses in 3,944 square meters, silos with 20,000-tonne capacity, cold storage with 3,000-tonne capacity as well as individually quick-frozen and deep freezer units and other facilities.
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- Chief Minister of Punjab: Capt. Amarinder Singh; Governor: V.P. Singh Badnore.