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Arunachal: High level team led by CS, inspected the site for Mega Food Park

As per information around thirty various food processing industries will be established where the local farmers of the area will get lots of benefits for the economic transformation and economic up liftment.


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A high level team led by Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar on Friday visited and inspected the site of Mega Food park approved by government of India for the state of Arunachal Pradesh  near Banderdewa in Papum Pare district.

A high level officer from the team said that the main agenda and motto of establishment of the Mega Food park by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries  (MoFPI), Government of India is to boost up the food processing industries in the region. It is learnt that the Government of India have allotted such Mega Food park in all the states of the North East Region.

As per information around thirty various food processing industries will be established where the local farmers of the area will get lots of benefits for the economic transformation and economic up liftment. It is also expected that around 3000-4000 local people specially farmers and unemployed youths of the area will get employment opportunities for livelihood and sustainability.

CS inform that Arunachal Pradesh is the food bowl where all types of Agri and Horti crops can be cultivated and the farmers can avail maximum benefit out of it and the government will provide platform for backward and forward linkage  so that the farmer get maximum benefit and such establishment of Mega Food park is to encourage the farmer and they will get the double income. State government has provided sufficient fund for strengthening the backward and forward linkage.

He also appreciated the promoter, Likha Maj for providing of around 75 acres of land for the establishment of Mega Food Park in the state. He also assured to provide the basic logistic support for early commissioning of the Mega Food Park.

The team include Commissioner (Power) G S Meena, Secretary (Planning) Hemansu Gupta, Secretary (Industries) N T Glow, Secretary (Agriculture/Horticulture) Bidol Tayeng, Director (Industries) Habung Donyi, PHED Chief Engineer Toko Jyoti, PWD SE Naharlagun, Circle Officer Banderdewa and others officers and officials accompanied the inspection team.

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