Harsimrat Kaur Badal Inaugurates Rajasthan's First Mega Food Park In Ajmer
In Rajasthan, Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal has inaugurated the first mega food park in the state at Roopangarh village near Ajmer. The Food Park is set up at an investment of Rs 113.57 crore and will benefit around 25 thousand farmers in Ajmer and neighboring districts. Center has given the 50 crore rupees subsidy for this project.
the mega food park, which has been set up in an area of 85.44 acres, would have a central processing center as well as four Primary Processing Centres (PPCs) at Jaipur, Nagaur, Tonk, and Churu".
The park will also provide direct and indirect employment to 5,000 persons and benefit about 25,000 farmers in the CPC and PPC catchment areas
The mega food park would attract an additional investment of about Rs. 250 crore in about 30 food processing units in the park and to a turnover of about 500 crore rupees per annum.
The park was inaugurated in the presence of Union Minister of State for Food Processing Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Rajasthan Minister of Industries Rajpal Singh Shekhawat and Minister of Agriculture Prabhu Lal Saini and Ajmer MP (Lok Sabha) Raghu Sharma.
Governor of Rajasthan-Kalyan Singh
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