National Mission on Food Processing (NMFP)

The NMFP scheme would help the States / UTs in maintaining requisite synergy between agriculture plans of States and Development of food processing sector, which in turn would help in Increase in farm productivity thereby increase in farmers' income also. This would also help in ensuring efficient supply chain by bridging Infrastructural / institutional gaps. The basic objective of NMFP is decentralization of implementation of Ministry's schemes, which will lead to substantial participation of State Governments / UTs.

The following schemes being implemented by Government of India directly will not be implemented through State Governments under this scheme in 2012-13: 
  • Scheme for Technology Up-gradation / Establishment / Modernization of Food Processing Industries. 
  • Scheme for Cold Chain, Value Addition and Preservation Infrastructure for Non- Horticultural Products. 
  • Scheme for Human Resource Development (HRD) 
  • Scheme for Promotional Activities
  • Reefer Vehicles
  • Crating Primary Processing Centers/Collection centers in Rural areas
  • Old Food Parks