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Rajasthan formulates policy setup for production of Paan Methi / Fenugreek

23 March 2021, New Delhi: The State Government of Rajasthan has formulated a policy named as “Rajasthan Agro-processing, Agri-business and Agri-export Promotion Policy 2019” for establishment of processing units for Horticulture crops including Fenugreek/ Paan Methi.

The Spices Board under Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India has established a Spices Park in Jodhpur which is a neighboring district of Nagaur, Rajasthan. The Spices Park has processing facilities exclusively for Seed Spices like Coriander and Fenugreek.

Further, assistance is also available for setting up of Primary/ Mobile/ Minimal processing unit under Post Harvest Management component of Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture, a centrally Sponsored Scheme, which is being implemented w.e.f. 2014-15 for holistic growth of horticulture sector in the country which includes spices also.

This information was given in a written reply by the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar in Lok Sabha today.