Food processing industries will have significant contribution in doubling the income of farmers: Dr. Raman Singh

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has said that the contribution of the food processing industries in the view of doubling the income of farmers in agriculture-based Chhattisgarh, according to the wishes of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, will be very important. The Chief Minister expressed his views on this effect in a meeting held here in his residence office here tonight. In a meeting organized in his chairmanship, MoUs with MoUs were signed with the state government to set up industries in Chhattisgarh by three major companies working in the field of food processing.
The Chief Minister said that the establishment of food processing industries will provide a good market for farmers’ crops as raw material. This will increase their income and the economic situation will be much better. He said that in the industry policy of the Chhattisgarh government, food processing industries have been given top priority. Welcome investors to these industries. They will be given every necessary facility. According to the agreements in the meeting chaired by the Chief Minister, three companies will be set up in the state at a cost of Rs 762 crore 80 lakhs, in which according to the officials of these companies, more than 24,000 people will get direct or indirect employment opportunities. Today, with the companies M.U.U. Among them, investing Rs 671 crores by Patanjali Ayurveda Company, Haridwar Company of Haridwar, will be set up in Agriculture and Herbal Processing Park in village Bijatala (Rajnandgaon). In this industry, he will produce various food items based on Amla and Elovira Juice and Tomato Catchip and agricultural produce. Chief of the company Acharya Balakrishna told the Chief Minister that in his industry about 22 thousand people indirectly and 2200 people will get jobs directly. The industry will be planted in about 500 acres of village Bijatala. Shri Balkrishna informed that with the establishment of their industry, about 2 lakh farmers of the area will also be benefitted.
In the same episode, Manara Industries Pvt Ltd will invest Rs. 76 crores in the Rasni / Urla, which will provide employment to 240 people. Expansion of its existing industry in village Kolar of Raipur district by Shape Snacks Private Limited will be invested Rs.15 crore 80 lakhs for setting up toast, bread and bakery industry. On the Memorandum of Understanding with the three companies, on behalf of Chhattisgarh Government, Dr. Kamalpreet Singh, Special Secretary, Department of Commerce and Industry signed. On behalf of Patanjali Ayurved Ltd, the company’s chief Acharya Balakrishna, on behalf of Manorama Industries Private Limited, signed by Ashish Shroff and Shape Snacks Private Limited, Mr. Ashish Agarwal signed. On this occasion, Chhattisgarh State Industrial Development Corporation (CSIDC) Chairman Mr. Chaganlal Mundra, Chief Secretary of the State Government Mr. Vivek Dhand, Additional Chief Secretary of Agriculture Mr. Ajay Singh, Chief Secretary Shri Subodh Kumar Singh, C.I.D.C. Mr. Sunil Mishra, Managing Director and other senior officials were present. Mr. Sanjay Aggarwal, President of Chhattisgarh Yogi Commission was also present on this occasion.

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