Government of India revises guidelines
A spokesman of the State Industries Department said here today that Ministry of Food Processing, Government of India has revised the guidelines of the scheme for cold chain, value addition & preservation infrastructure vide both horticulture & non-horticultural produce are eligible for support under this scheme @ 75 per cent of the total cost of plant & machinery to maximum grant-in-aid of Rs. 10.00 crore. Applications under this scheme will be invited through Expression of Interest by the Ministry.
He said that such projects can be set up by individual group of individuals, co-operative societies, self help group, farmers producer organizations, NGOs, Central/State Public Sector Undertakings etc. and also by those who mange supply chain.