Rajasthan’s first mega food park inaugurated

Rajasthan‘s first Mega Food Park – M/s Greentech Mega Food Park Private Ltd was on March 30 inaugurated at Roopangarh Village in Ajmer by Union Minister for Food Processing Industry Harsimrat Kaur Bada in the presence of Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Rajasthan Minister of Industries Rajpal Singh Shekhawat and Minister of Agriculture Shri Prabhu Lal Saini and AjmerMP(Lok Sabha) Shri Raghu Sharma. It is first Mega food Park in the state. The park was set up under Central Government’s flagship Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana and ‘Make in India’ initiative.

The Park has been set up at a cost of Rs 113.57 crore and will benefit around 25,000 farmers in this as well as neighbouring districts

The mega food park, which has been set up in an area of 85.44 acres, will have a central processing centre as well as well as four Primary Processing Centres (PPCs)at Jaipur, Nagaur, Tonk and Churu. The park will also have facilities for primary processing and storage near the farms and would not only benefit farmers of Ajmer but also those of nearby districts of Jaipur, Nagaur, Tonk and Churu as well.

The facilities being created at Central Processing Centre (CPC) of this Mega Food Park include Cold Storage of 5,000 MT, Deep Freeze of 2,550 MT, IQF of 2 MT/Hr., Dry Warehouse for Raw Materials 2,500 MT + Dry Warehouse for Finished Goods of 5,000 MT, Silos of 6,500 MT, Pack House of 10 MT/Hr, Steam Generator of 8 MT/Hr and other related food processing facilities.