PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana

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Context:

  • Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana (Scheme for Agro-Marine Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters) is a comprehensive package which will result in creation of modern infrastructure with efficient supply chain management from farm gate to retail outlet.

Highlights of the Scheme:

  • The scheme will be implemented by Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI).
  • Providing better returns to farmers and is a big step towards doubling of farmers income
  • Creating huge employment opportunities especially in the rural areas
  • Reducing wastage of agricultural produce
  • Increasing the processing level and
  • Enhancing the export of the processed foods.

The following schemes will be implemented under PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana :

  • Mega Food Parks
  • Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition Infrastructure
  • Creation/ Expansion of Food Processing/ Preservation Capacities (Unit Scheme)
  • Infrastructure for Agro-processing Clusters
  • Creation of Backward and Forward Linkages
  • Food Safety and Quality Assurance Infrastructure
  • Human Resources and Institutions

Source:PIB