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Govt Sanctioned 32 Projects under PMKSY

Current context: The Inter-Ministerial Approval Committee (IMAC) has sanctioned a total of 32 projects under the ‘Unit’ scheme of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY) on 27th February 2020.
Govt Sanctioned 32 Projects under PMKSY 
  • The IMAC meeting was presided over by Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
  • The 32 projects sanctioned will be spread over 17 states and will leverage an investment of Rs 406 crore.
  • The Ministry of Food Processing Industries is implementing the PMKSY scheme for a period from 2016-20 with a total outlay of Rs 6,000 crore.
  • The main objective of this Scheme is the creation of processing and preservation capacities and modernisation/ expansion of existing food processing units.
  • It aims to increase the level of processing, value addition leading to reduction of wastage.
  • The PMKSY has seven component schemes:
    1. Mega Food Parks
    2. Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition Infrastructure
    3. Infrastructure for Agro-Processing Clusters
    4. Creation of Backward and Forward Linkages
    5. Creation/Expansion of Food Processing and Preservation Capacities
    6. Food Safety and Quality Assurance Infrastructure
    7. Human Resources and Institutions

Question: 

Q.1 What is the total outlay of the scheme Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana?
a. 15,000 crore
b. 10,000 crore
c. 6,000 crore
d. 4,000 crore
Govt Sanctioned 32 Projects under PMKSY Govt Sanctioned 32 Projects under PMKSY Reviewed by Neha Verma on February 29, 2020 Rating: 5

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