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13 February 2024, New Delhi: Till date 31st January 2024, Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) has approved 76 Incubation Centres with an outlay of Rs. 205.95 crores in 25 States/UTs under the Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PMFME) Scheme. Out of which, 5 Incubation Centres have been commissioned/ inaugurated. The State-wise list of approved incubation center including the commissioned/inaugurated is at Annexure-I

Under Capacity Building component of PMFME Scheme, training is provided to the beneficiaries, Trainers (Master Trainers, District Level Trainers) and District Resource Persons (DRPs). Till date 31st January 2024, 63,099 beneficiaries including individuals and enterprises, 526 Master Trainer, 1058 District Level Trainers and 1953 District Resource Persons have participated in capacity building programs. State-wise list is at Annexure II.

Under Branding and Marketing component of PMFME Scheme, support is provided to FPOs (Farmer Producer Organizations)/ Self-Help Groups (SHGs) / Cooperatives or Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) of micro food processing enterprises for Market Study and Product Standardization, Packaging Material, Quality Control and food safety adherence for consumer retail sales, Warehousing and Storage Rentals, Marketing, and Promotion.

Incentive amount to ₹584.3 Crore for FY 2021-22 has been disbursed in 41 eligible cases so far. The disbursement status is as follows:

SegmentIncentive Disbursed(₹ Crore)
Processed Fruits & Vegetables137.71
Ready to Cook/ Ready to Eat362.35
Marine Products72.31
Mozzarella Cheese8.91
Organic Products3.02

During the formulation of PLISFPI, proactive steps were taken to align it with global best practices and market demands. The process involved active engagement with various stakeholders, including industry experts, large-scale manufacturers and SMEs, etc. An extensive consultative approach was adopted to gather inputs while formulating the scheme guidelines. This collaborative effort is continuing in form of regular engagements with the stakeholders for ensuring continued relevance and effectiveness of the scheme guidelines.


State-wise details of approved Common Incubation Centers under PMFME Scheme till date

StateDistrictHost instituteGrant –in-aid Approved (Rs. in Cr.)
Andaman & Nicobar IslandSouth AndamansDept. of Fisheries, A&NI1.592
Andhra PradeshTirupatiIIT -Tirupati2.6075
Andhra PradeshVishakhapattanamAcharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University at its Regional Agricultural Research Station, Anakapalle3.50
AssamSonitpurTezpur University, Sonitpur2.75
BiharNalandaCentre of Excellence for Vegetables, Chandi, Nalanda (Directorate of Horticulture)2.225
BiharVaishaliCentre of Excellence for Fruits, Deshri, Vaishali (Directorate of Horticulture, Bihar)2.58
ChhattisgarhBastarKVK Jagdalpur, IGKV2.75
ChhattisgarhRaipurFTC, IGKVV, Raipur2.75
DelhiJhandewalaDSEU, Jhandewalan2.015
DelhiWazirpurDSEU, Wazirpur2.655
GoaSouth GoaKVK-South Goa, Directorate of Agriculture2.033
Himachal PradeshKangraCSK HPKV, Palampur2.59
Himachal PradeshLahaul & SpitiKVK- Kukumseri, Lahaul & Spiti (CSK HP Agricultural University)2.522
Himachal PradeshSolanDr YSPUHF, Nauni3.71
Jammu & KashmirAnantnagJKHPMC, Anantnag2.69
Jammu & KashmirBaramullaJKHPMC,Doabgarh2.43
Jammu & KashmirJammuJKHMMC, Narwal2.68
KarnatakaKolarICAR- KVK- Kolar3.36
KarnatakaChamarajanagaraKVK Chamarajanagara1.43
KarnatakaChikkaballapuraKVK Chintamani2.085
KarnatakaChikkamagaluruCoH, Mudigere1.98
KarnatakaChitradurgaCoH, Hiriyur (UAHS, Shivamogga )1.46
KarnatakaDharwadUAS, Dharwad2.37
KarnatakaHassanCoA, Hasan2.09
KarnatakaMandyaZARS -Jaggery Park (UAS, Bangalore)1.59
KarnatakaMysuruCSIR-CFTRI Mysure2.02
KarnatakaRaichurUAS, Raichur3.07
KarnatakaRamanagaraKVK- Ramanagara2.64
KarnatakaShivamoggaUAHS, Shivamogga2.25
KarnatakaVijaypuraUniversity of Agriculture Sciences, Dharwad at its KVK-Indi, Vijaypura3.42
KeralaThrissurKerala Agricultural University2.75
Madhya PradeshGwaliorCoA, Gwalior, RVSKVV3.54
Madhya PradeshMorenaKVK,Morena, RVSKVV3.35
Madhya PradeshSehoreCoA, Sehore, RVSKVV2.98
MaharashtraNagpurMH Agro Industries Development Corporation Ltd, Nagpur2.60
MaharashtraParbhaniCollege of Food Technology , Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani3.29
MaharashtraPuneShardabai Pawar Mahila College, Baramati, Pune (Non-Govt.)1.37
MeghalayaRi BhoiICAR- KVK, Ri Bhoi1.78
MizoramAizawlMFPRTC, Aizawl2.75
NagalandDimapurNagaland University, School of Agricultural Sciences and Rural Development2.43
OdishaGanjamCollege of Fisheries, OUAT1.85
PunjabPatialaKrishi Vigyan Kendra, Patiala, (Punjab Agriculture University)3.45
RajasthanBarmerKVK, Danta, Barmer2.62
RajasthanBhilwaraKrishi Upaj Mandi Samiti, Bhilwara2.74
RajasthanJaipurKUMS, Jaipur2.41
RajasthanJodhpurKUMS ,Jodhpur3.055
RajasthanKotaKVK,Kota, AU3.004
RajasthanTonkKUMS, Tonk2.58
RajasthanUdaipurKrishi Upaj Mandi Samiti, Udaipur3.45
SikkimSouth DistrictSIRDPR, Karefactar2.57
SikkimSouth SikkimMSME Division, Commerce & Industries Department Government of Sikkim2.36
Tamil NaduCoimbatoreTNAU,Coimbatore2.56
Tamil NaduMaduraiKVK Madurai2.53
Tamil NaduThanjavurSASTRA Deemed University, Tirumalaisamudram, Thanjavur (Non Govt)1.19
Tamil NaduTiruchirappalliICAR- NRC Banana2.50
TelanganaHyderabadPJTSAU, AIH2.69
TelanganaJagitialRARS, Jagtiyal3.315
TelanganaWarangal RuralRARS Warangal2.43
TripuraSouth TripuraTripura Industrial Development Corporation Ltd., Belonia2.65
Uttar PradeshAgraGFSTC, Agra3.191
Uttar PradeshAligarhGFSTC, Aligarh3.42
Uttar PradeshAyodhyaGFSTC, Ayodhya3.36
Uttar PradeshBareillyGFSTC, Bareilly3.28
Uttar PradeshBastiGFSTC, Basti3.26
Uttar PradeshGorakhpurGFSTC, Gorakhpur3.397
Uttar PradeshJhansiGFSTC, Jhansi3.297
Uttar PradeshKanpur DehatGFPCC, Kanpur Dehat3.45
Uttar PradeshKaushambiGFPCCr, Kaushambi3.39
Uttar PradeshLucknowGFSTC, Lucknow3.305
Uttar PradeshMeerutGFSTC, Meerut3.355
Uttar PradeshMirzapurGFPC, Mirzapur3.43
Uttar PradeshSaharanpurGFPCC, Saharanpur3.37
Uttar PradeshVaranasiGFSTC, Varanasi3.415
UttarakhandUdam Singh NagarGBPUAT, Pantanagar2.72

Annexure II

State-wise number of Master Trainer, District Level Trainer, District Resource Person and Beneficiaries participated in capacity building programme of PMFME Scheme

S. No.States and UTsMaster TrainerDistrict Level TrainerDistrict Resource PersonBeneficiaries
1Andaman & Nicobar30062
2Andhra Pradesh1860267246
3Arunachal Pradesh0070
8Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu7000
13Himachal Pradesh112611489
14Jammu & Kashmir10131765
20Madhya Pradesh18170733465
31Tamil Nadu301546224
34Uttar Pradesh3500436
36West Bengal0000
 Grand Total5261058195363,099

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