Date & Time: 2019-09-09 04:44:48
Harsimrat Kaur Badal, minister of food processing industries, inaugurated the first mega food park in Telangana on Thursday. Promoted by Smart Agro Food Park Pvt Ltd, it is located in Lakkampally, a village in Nandipet Mandal of Nizamabad District. the mega food park will leverage an additional investment of about Rs 250 crore in 22 food processing units in the park and generate a turnover of about Rs 14,000 crore. It will also provide direct and indirect employment to 50,000 youth and benefit about one lakh farmers. Mega food parks shall facilitate the doubling of farmers’ incomes by 2022, which is a primary agenda of the Government of India in the field of agriculture.