Government of India Schemes

PMFME Scheme

PMFME Scheme serves the purpose of Enhancing the competitiveness of existing individual micro-enterprises in the unorganized segment of the food processing industry and promoting formalization of the sector, To Support Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs), Self Help Groups (SHGs) and Producers Cooperatives along their entire value chain.

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PMKSY Scheme

The overreaching vision of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) will be to ensure access to some means of protective irrigation to all agricultural farms in the country, to produce ‘per drop more crop’, thus bringing much desired rural prosperity.

  • Mega Food Parks
  • Cold Chains
  • FP & Preservation Capacities
  • Backward and Forward Lineage
  • HR & Instituition
  • Agro Processing Cluster
  • Food safety & Quality Assurance
  • Operation Greens


Scheme Objectives:
  1. Support Food manufacturing entities with stipulated minimum Sales and willing to make minimum stipulated investment for expansion of processing capacity and Branding abroad to incentivise emergence of strong Indian brands
  2. Support creation of global food manufacturing champions;
  3. Strengthen select Indian brand of food products for global visibility and wider acceptance in the international markets;
  4. Increase employment opportunities of off-farm jobs,
  5. Ensuring remunerative prices of farm produce and higher income to farmers.

Salient features:

  1. Central Sector Scheme with an outlay of Rs. 10900 crore
  2. The first component relates to incentivising manufacturing of four major food product segments viz. Ready to Cook/ Ready to Eat (RTC/ RTE) foods including Millets based products, Processed Fruits & Vegetables, Marine Products, Mozzarella Cheese.
  3. Innovative/ Organic products of SMEs including Free Range – Eggs, Poultry Meat, Egg Products in these segments are also covered under above component.
  4. The selected applicant will be required to undertake investment, as quoted in their Application (Subject to the prescribed minimum) in Plant & Machinery in the first two years i.e. in 2021-22 & 2022-23.
  5. Investment made in 2020-21 also to be counted for meeting the mandated investment.
  6. The conditions of stipulated Minimum Sales and mandated investment will not be applicable for entities selected for making innovative/ organic products.
  7. The second component relates to support for branding and marketing abroad to incentivise emergence of strong Indian brands.
  8. For promotion of Indian Brand abroad, the scheme envisages grant to the applicant entities for – in store Branding, shelf space renting and marketing.
  9. Scheme will be implemented over a six-year period from 2021-22 to 2026-27.

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