1534 applications Implementation under PMFME Scheme
The Prime Minister Formalisation of the Micro Food Processing Enterprises Scheme (PMFME) scheme was approved by the Cabinet in May, 2020 and the scheme guidelines were issued in June, 2020. Ministry has launched MIS portal for submission of applications from individual micro food processing enterprises on 25th January, 2021. As on 16thMarch, 2021, 1534 applications have been submitted. District Resource Person/ District Level Committee in the respective States/ UTs are scrutinizing the applications.
Online application module for groups i.e. SHGs, FPOs and Cooperatives for capital investment is under development phase. Offline applications have been invited from 7th January, 2021. Details of applications submitted/ approved are yet to be finalized by States/ UTs.
About 40,000 SHG members involved in food processing have been identified by SRLMs for Seed Capital. SRLM is scrutinizing/validating the details of SHG members. As per scheme guidelines, support for Seed Capitals will be provided to SHG members based on the recommendation of SRLM.
So far, the following capacity building measures have been undertaken under the Scheme:
Comprehensive guidelines on Capacity Building were issued in November 2020.
State Level Technical Institutes (SLTI) of 35 States/ UTs have been approved by the Ministry.
Training of 334 Master Trainers has been conducted on EDP & various food products.
177 District Level Trainers have been trained in 9 States.
NIFTEM & IIFPT have prepared training modules (ODOP) which have been published on the websites of MoFPI, NIFTEM, and IIFPT.
The State/UT wise details of funds released under the scheme
|S. No.||State/ UT||Total Amount ( Rupees in Lakhs)|
|11||Andaman & Nicobar
|28||Dadra NH D&D||40.00|
This information was given by the Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Shri Rameswar Teli in a written reply in Rajya Sabha.