ITANAGAR, April 30: The Central Government is more than eager to promote food-processing industry in Arunachal Pradesh, which has immense potential in this sector provided initiatives are taken in right earnest. This was disclosed by Joint Secretary, Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MOFPI), Amrit Lal Meena today while interacting with media persons here today.

Seema Sindhu / New Delhi March 29, 2010, 0:32 IST

The Ministry of Food Processing Industry (MoFPI) plans to hold a meeting with related ministries to reduce duplication of functions. The meeting with the ministries of agriculture, commerce and rural development is expected to take place next week.

BHUBANESWAR: Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Subodh Kant Sahay today advised the State Government to lay equal emphasis on food processing industries like it has given to mineral-based industries and incentivise the sector to attract more investment.

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MUMBAI: The decline in the farm sector will hit the food and grocery retail sector too. It is estimated that the growth rate in the food and grocery retail sector will dip to 8.8 per cent during 2009-10 from 9.5 per cent during 2008-09.

BHUBANESWAR: Industries Minister Raghunath Mohanty has demanded that a wing of the Central Food Technology Research Institute (CFTRI) should be set up here for dissemination of technology information among the prospective entrepreneurs.

Chennai, Sept. 30 A unified law covering the entire gamut of food processing industries is set to take effect this year-end, Mr Ashok Sinha, Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries, has said.

NEW DELHI: The Centre has decided to formulate a separate policy for the food processing sector to accord commercial orientation to this strain of economic activity.

Subodh Kant Sahai, Minister for Food Processing Industries.

New Delhi: The government will help in setting up 350 new food processing units in the next 100 days as part of its efforts to create one crore jobs in the sector by 2015.