Govt aims to take food processing facilities to far off regions of country
Food Processing Industries Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has said that the government aims to take the food processing facilities to far off regions of the country.
Addressing a meeting with key stakeholders of the food processing sector through video conference yesterday, Mr Tomar urged the industry representatives to support the Government in this initiative. He said that agriculture and the rural sector is the backbone of the economy.
The Minister said, during Covid-19 it was observed that despite adversities, the agriculture sector was quite resilient in terms of farmers income and food production. During the meeting various industry representatives from FICCI, CII, ASSOCHAM and others provided suggestions for development of the food processing sector.