Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana

  • Recently, the Government of  India approved  27 integrated cold chain development projects under PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana

About PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana:

  • It is a Scheme for Agro-Marine Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters with an allocation of Rs. 6,000 crore for the period 2016-20 coterminous with the 14th Finance Commission cycle. 
  • It was approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) in 2017.
  • The scheme will be implemented by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) and It is a Central Sector Scheme

Schemes will be implemented under PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana :

  • Mega Food Parks
  • Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition Infrastructure
  • Creation/ Expansion of Food Processing/ Preservation Capacities (Unit Scheme)
  • Infrastructure for Agro-processing Clusters
  • Creation of Backward and Forward Linkages
  • Food Safety and Quality Assurance Infrastructure
  • Human Resources and Institutions
  • Financial Allocation