The Odisha Food Processing Policy, 2016 aims to increase the flow of investments in the sector across the value chain from farm to market, increase self life and reduce wastage of farm produce. The Policy provides fiscal & non fiscal incentives, infrastructure development, skill development, cluster approach for development of the sector. The Policy also aims creation of infrastructure, such as Warehouses, Cold Storage,Primary Processing Centres etc. along with an enabling ecosystem.
MSME Department has been designated as the nodal agency for administration the Policy
Financial assistance in the form of credit linked back ended subsidity @35% of the cost of standalone New Reefer Vehicle(s)/Mobie pre-cooling van(s) up to a maximum of Rs.25 lakh shall be provided for carrying & transporting both Horticultural & non-Horticultural produce.
Entrepreneurs can choose to avail a particular incentive from this or any other extant policy.
|Food Processing Cell
|Capital investment subsidy
|Assistance for Mega Food Park
|Assistance Reefer Vehicle
|Assistance to ULBs for Modernization of Meat Shops
|Assistance for Human Resource Development