Operationalizing Mega Food Parks



Operationalizing Mega Food Parks

 Government had sanctioned setting up of 30 Mega Food Parks in three phases during 11th Five Year Plan for creation of modern infrastructure for food processing industries in the country. Out of 10 projects approved in the 1st Phase by the Ministry, 6 Mega Food Park projects have become operational, 2 projects are under implementation and 2 projects have been cancelled. Out of 5 Mega Food Park projects of 2nd Phase, one has become operational, 2 projects are under implementation and 2 projects have been cancelled. In the 3rd Phase, out of 15 projects approved by the Ministry, 9 projects are under implementation and 6 projects were cancelled. The details of Mega Food Parks approved / operational / cancelled during 11th Plan is as below:



Sl.  No.
Name of the project
Name of the State/ UTs
Location of the project
Status
Phase - I

1.
M/s Srini Food Park Pvt. Ltd.
Andhra Pradesh
Chittoor
Operational
2.
M/s Patanjali Food & Herbal Park Ltd
Uttarakhand
Haridwar
Operational
3.
M/s North East Mega Food Park Ltd.
Assam
Nalbari
Operational
4.
M/s Jharkhand Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd.
Jharkhand
Ranchi
Operational
5.
M/s Tamil Nadu Mega Food Park Ltd.
Tamil Nadu
Dharmapuri
Cancelled
6.
M/s Jangipur Bengal Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd.
West Bengal
Jangipur
Under implementation
7.
M/s Integrated Food Park Pvt. Ltd.
Karnataka
Tumkur
Operational
8.
M/s International Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd.
Punjab
Fazilka
Operational
9.
M/s Paithan Mega Food Park Ltd.
Maharashtra
Aurangabad
Under implementation
10.
M/s Shaktiman Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. (formerly known as M/s Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd.)


Uttar Pradesh
Sultanpur
Cancelled
Phase - II

11.
M/s Keventer Food Park Infra Ltd.
Bihar
Bhagalpur
Cancelled
12.
M/s Sikaria Infra Projects Pvt. Ltd.
Tripura
Agartala
Under implementation
13.
M/s Anil Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd.,
Gujarat
Vadodara
Cancelled
14.
M/s MITS Mega Food Park Ltd.
Odisha
Rayagada
Under implementation
15.
M/s Indus Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd.
Madhya Pradesh
Khargone
Operational
Phase - III

16.
M/s Indus Best Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd.
Chhattisgarh
Raipur
Under implementation
17.
M/s Chekranemi Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd.
Puducherry
Abhishekhpakkam
Cancelled
18.
M/s Raipur Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd. (formerly known as M/s Chhattisgarh Agro Mega Food Park Ltd.)
Chhattisgarh
Raipur
Cancelled
19.
M/s RFK Greens Food Park  Pvt. Ltd., (formerly known as M/s Greens Food Park India Pvt. Ltd.)
Jammu & Kashmir
Pulwama
Under implementation
20.
M/s Soma New Towns (P) Ltd.
Haryana
Sirsa
Cancelled
21.
M/s Greentech Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd.
Rajasthan
Ajmer
Under implementation
22.
M/s Godavari Mega Aqua Park Pvt. Ltd.
Andhra Pradesh
West Godavari
Under implementation
23.
M/s Pristine Logistics & Infraprojects Pvt. Ltd.
Bihar
Khagaria
Under implementation
24.
M/s Gujarat Agro Infrastructure Mega Food Park
Gujarat
Surat
Under implementation
25
M/s Cremica Food Park Pvt. Ltd., (formerly known as M/s Poliyan Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd.)
Himachal Pradesh
Una
Under implementation
26
M/s Satara Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd.
Maharasthra
Satara
Under implementation
27
M/s Huma Coastal Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd.
Odisha
Ganjam
Cancelled
28.
M/s Kanchenjunga  Organic Mega food Park Ltd.
Sikkim
South Sikkim
Cancelled
29.
M/s Himalayan Food Park Pvt. Ltd.
Uttarakhand
Udham Singh Nagar
Under implementation
30.
M/s Bengal Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd.
West Bengal
Jalpaiguri
Cancelled

Ministry of Food Processing Industries has taken various steps to facilitate speedy implementation of Mega Food Park projects and made them operational.

(i)        amendments have been made in the Scheme of Mega Food Parks and its guidelines to remove bottlenecks in implementation of the projects.  

(ii)      issues are taken up with State Governments to expedite statutory clearances and to remove the bottlenecks in implementation of projects. State Governments and Ministry of Finance have been requested to provide fiscal incentives to the Mega Food Park projects.

(iii)    issues were taken up with the Banks/ FIs to expedite sanction of term loan to the projects.

(iv)    a special fund of Rs. 2000 crore has been created by the Government with NABARD to provide affordable credit to Mega Food Parks and entrepreneurs setting up units in these Parks.

(v)      State Governments have been involved in selection and monitoring of the projects.




This information was given by the Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

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