Maharashtra will soon be the World leader in Food Processing Business: Devendra Fadnavis
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 23-Jul-2017

Mumbai, July 23: World market is looking at Maharashtra for the huge possible place and Maharashtra will be a leader in gain processing business, said Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis while addressing the program organised by Union Grain Processing Department to provide the information about the World Food India 2017.

There is a huge possibility for fruit and grain processing business in Maharashtra. It is the reason the Central Asian’s countries have been now planning to invest in Maharashtra, claimed CM Devendra Fadnavis. He also said that Mumbai-Nagpur Prosperity Highway will prove a boon for agricultural business in the state.

The program was organised to educate the investors how to invest in the state. The guiding program was started from Maharashtra as the presentation was done at Hotel Taj Vivanta.

CM Fadnavis said that Mumbai and Nagpur both the cities will be connected through Samriddhi Highway. This highway will also connect 24 districts in the state and a chain of agriculture processing business will be created. It will help farmers as they will get a huge market for their grains. Moreover, it will help in growth in the business too. Through Kisaan Sampada Yojna started by the union government, the state has got the facility of mega food parks, cold storage and grain testing labs.

On this occasion, CM Devendra Fadnavis said that food grain processing is proving important in eternal farming. To stop farmer’s suicide with other optional plans, value chains is also necessary and state government is trying to work on this value chains. A number of plans and programs have been started by central grain processing industries are running successfully. All the queries of businessmen are solved through regular and proper communication with them. For the success of all union government’s schemes, a team is working and supporting, the Chief Minister further informed. We should work towards the development of grain processing business because there is a lot of scope and possibility in this sector. Fortunately, we have Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) in the state which is helping in the expansion of the business.