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Harsimarat Kaur Badal lays foundation of Nandvan Mega Food Park

Press Trust of India 

Harsimarat Kaur Saturday laid foundation stone for Nandvan Mega Park in Chata here.

"With Mega Park being set up here, at least 25 thousand farmers would benefit," the for Processing Industry said.

It will provide job to five thousand unemployed and 25 thousand farmers would benefit from it, the said, adding that scope for woman employment is more.

The government will provide Rs 50 crore subsidy in the being established at the cost of Rs 130 crore, she said.

This scheme of her department will prove to be a boon for farmers as they can sell their produce in market or in this park, wherever they get better return, she said.

The has given time bound programme to departments to double the income of the by 2022, she said.

The scheme was launched in 2008 and is good one, however, proper attention was not paid. It virtually failed to get result as only two were established during six years, she said.

for Dairy Laxmi Narayan Chaudhari said schemes like will provide farmers an opportunity to double their income.

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First Published: Sat, February 09 2019. 22:25 IST