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Ministry of Food Processing Industries issued guidelines for Operation Greens

 

 

Ministry of Food Processing Industries issued guidelines for Operation Greens: Detail

Under the leadership of Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries has approved its operational measures for Operation Green on November 05, 2018.

In order to ensure the supply and availability of tomatoes, onions and potatoes without the fluctuations in the prices throughout the country for the whole year.

the Government had announced Operation Green at the cost of 500 crores in the budget speech of 2018-19.

The measures taken by the Ministry include the following points: -

(I) Short-term price stabilization measures

Nafed will be the top agency in implementing the price stabilization measure.

The Ministry of Food Processing Industries will give 50 per cent subsidy on the following two components.

i. Transportation of potatoes, onions and tomato crops from production to stores.

ii. Rent of proper storage facilities for tomatoes, onions and potato crops;

(II) Long-Term Integrated Value Chain Development Project

i. Capacity Building of Farmer Generation Organization (FPO) and their centres

ii. Quality production

iii. Post-harvest processing facility

iv. Agricultural equipment

v. Marketing / Consumption Center

vi. Construction and management of e-platform for demand and supply management of tomatoes, onion and potato crops


 

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