Mega Food Parks in Maharashtra

17 days ago | 10-03-2017 | IBNS

New Delhi, Mar 10 : The Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries has approved three Mega Food Park projects in Maharashtra, Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti said in a written reply in Rajya Sabha on Friday.

The three Mega Food Park projects are Wardha Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd in Wardha district, Paithan Mega Food Park Pvt Ltd in Aurangabad district and Satara Mega Food Park Pvt Ltd in Satara district.

As per the Scheme Guidelines, the time schedule for completion of a project is 30 months from the date of issue of final approval unless extended by Inter-Ministerial Approval Committee.

The two Mega Food Park projects in Satara and Aurangabad are at advanced stages of implementation.

The Mega Food Park at Wardha has been given final approval in Jan 2016 and is at initial stage of implementation.

The progress of implementation of these projects is reviewed by the Government from time to time to expedite their completion at the earliest, the minister said.