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Govt's scheme for FPOs/FPCs catches eye of KPMG, EY, and Grant Thornton

The NPMA will provide project guidance, data maintenance, and monitoring to the 10,000-odd FPCs.

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Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi
Global consultancy firms KPMG, Ernst and Young (EY), and Grant Thornton are among the big names that have shown an interest in acting as project managers to the Centre’s scheme to form 10,000 farmer-producer organisations (FPOs)/farmer-producer companies (FPCs) in the next few years.

Officials said the firms had submitted their bids to form the National Project Management Agency (NPMA) for the FPO/FPC programme. The NPMA will provide project guidance, data maintenance, and monitoring to the 10,000-odd FPOs/FPCs.

That apart, the agency will also a provide supportive and broad-based ecosystem to form new FPOs/FPCs and also lend support to them for

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First Published: Oct 31 2020 | 6:05 AM IST

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