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UP garners food processing proposals worth Rs 1,890 cr from 368 firms

The projects are estimated to generate 30,000 jobs and are mostly pertain to rice mills, oil seeds, fruit and vegetable processing, and consumer food products

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Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
The Uttar Pradesh government has received food processing sector investment proposals worth nearly Rs 1,890 crore from different private companies.

These projects pertain to various food processing verticals, including rice mills, consumer food products, oil seeds and fruits/vegetables processing, among others.

According to UP deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya, who also heads the food processing department, the government was providing a bouquet of capital and interest subsidy to the private sector enterprises under the UP Food Processing Industry Policy 2017 with a view to attracting investment.

He said the government had received 368 private investment proposals worth nearly Rs 1,890 crore in

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First Published: Dec 30 2019 | 3:29 PM IST

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