MoFP Industries celebrates Food Processing Week from September 6 to 12 under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav
To commemorate 75 years of India’s Independence, the Union Government is celebrating the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. As a part of the celebration, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries is celebrating Food Processing Week from 6th to 12th September under which the Ministry is organizing various programmes.
As part of the week-long campaign of the Ministry, over 43 lakh rupees Seed Capital amount was transferred today to District Project Management Units of State Rural Livelihoods Mission, SRLM for 135 SHG members in Uttar Pradesh under the Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises, PMFME Scheme.
A National Webinar on Milk Processing and Value Addition was also organized under One District-One Product by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries and Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying.
Besides, the success story of the beneficiary of the PMFME scheme, Gaurav Ashok Mhettar of Gajanan Agro Industries was published on the Ministry’s social media platforms in the Aatmanirbhar Enterprises series.
Under the Food Processing Week, a video focusing on awareness about food wastage was also released on social media as part of the awareness campaign on processed foods.