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JACKFRUIT AND COCONUT DECLARED AS PRODUCT FOR NORTH AND SOUTH DISTIRCT UNDER ODOP

Panaji, December 2, 2020

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 Government of Goa has finalized Jackfruit as product for North Goa District and Coconut as product for South Goa District under One District One Product (ODOP) for the State of Goa under centrally sponsored scheme namely the Prime Minister Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises(PM FME) of Ministry of Food Processing Industries.

          As part of Atmanirbhar Bharat Ministry of Food Processing Industries Govt. of  India had announced PMFME scheme on June 30, 2020 for Micro Food Processing Enterprises for implemented throughout the Country.

The Goa Government has set up State Level Approval Committee, District Level Committees for each District  and finalized One District One Product.

 The 1st meeting of SLAC which was held recently under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary, Shri Parimal Rai, IAS approved the ODOP along with detailed  discussed on organization set up for implementation of scheme and  various steps required to achieve the targets given by Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India.

          The PM FME Scheme has got two components, one is for individual Enterprises and second for Groups such as Self Help Groups (SHG), Farmers Producer Organisation (FPO) and Producer Co-operative. For individual 35% subsidy will be provided with ceiling of ₹ 10 lakh. Whereas, Groups can avail the capital subsidy scheme with 35% grants, Seed capital for SHG, Grant for Backward and Forward linkage and Grant for marketing and Branding.

DI/NB/AXP/GJG /RLM/2020/736

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