Policy for promotion of agro-processing and agri-business, 2010

The policy for promotion of agro-processing industries and agri-business seeks to address the entire value chain in agro-processing and marketing, including development of the supply chain, market development and diversification. This policy is aimed at the following objectives: To increase the income in the hands of the farmers through more remunerative prices for their produce; To encourage value addition in agriculture produce and to reduce post harvest losses; To bring in new technologies and practices to modernize agro-processing and marketing; To promote export of agri products of the state and to build a strong state brand in the domestic and international market; and To attract private investment in agro-processing and create new employment opportunities on a large scale.

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