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1st Mega Food Park in Telangana

Current context: Harsimrat Kaur Badal, the Union Minister for Food processing has inaugurated the 1st Mega Food Park in Telangana.
1st Mega Food Park in Telangana
  • The Mega Food Park will generate a turnover of about Rs14,000 crore and will leverage an additional investment of about Rs250 crore in 22 food processing units.
  • Mega Food parks are aimed at facilitating the doubling of farmer’s income by 2022.
  • The initiative will aid the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme by reducing post-harvest losses and hedging the farmer’s risk, by adding value and reducing food wastage at each stage of the supply chain.
  • The government provides financial assistance up to Rs50 crore per Mega Food Park project.
  • The facilities in the park include 500-tonne deep freeze, quality control lab and other related food processing facilities, 5,000-tonne warehouse each for raw materials, finished commodities etc.

Question: 

Q.1 In which state recently the 1st Mega Food Park of the state has been inaugurated?
a. Bihar
b. Telangana
c. Madhya Pradesh
d. Assam
1st Mega Food Park in Telangana 1st Mega Food Park in Telangana Reviewed by Neha Verma on September 08, 2019 Rating: 5

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