- 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