Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurated the second mega food park in Uttarakhand in the Udham Singh Nagar District. The over 50-acre Himalayan Mega Food Park Private Ltd has been set up at a cost of Rs 99.96 crore and will benefit around 25,000 farmers in this and neighbouring districts, Ministry of Food Processing Industries said in a statement.
Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti and Uttarakhand State Finance Minister Prakash Pant and Transport and Social Welfare Minister Yashpal Arya were also present at the event.
The park will also have facilities for primary processing and storage near the farms and would not only benefit farmers of Udham Singh Nagar but also those of nearby districts – Nainital, Garhwal, Almora, and Champawat. Click here to read more.
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