VI. Infrastructure Development
- 1. Setting up of Common Infrastructure Projects.
The following infrastructure projects assisted by APEDA have been completed during the year 2017-18.
- a. Setting up of Honey Processing Unit at Jalandhar
APEDA has assisted an amount of Rs. 800.00 lakhs to Markfed for setting up of Honey Processing Unit at Jalandhar. The total project cost is Rs. 1550.00 lakhs The processing capacity of the unit is 3000 TPA. The activity has been completed and the project is in operation.
- b. Setting up of Integrated Pack House for fruits and Vegetables at Nadaun.
The integrated pack house for fruits and vegetable at Naduan, Himachal Pradesh has recently been completed where APEDA has sanctioned financial assistance to the tune of Rs. 353.42 lakhs to HPMC, Shimla. The total project cost is 390.84 lakhs. The project has sorting grading line for fruits and vegetables and 10 MT pre-cooler with 60 MT storage capacity. The activity has been completed.
- c. Setting up Refrigerated park Facility at ICD Dadri, U.P.
APEDA has assisted to CONCOR for an amount of Rs. 1500.00 lakhs for setting up of Refrigerated park facility at ICD Dadri. The total project cost is Rs. 2043.06 lakhs. The project has 840 MT freezers and 1160 MT chillers. The activity has been completed and the project is in operation.
- d. Setting up of C.A. store at Bhatwari, Uttarakhand
APEDA has assisted to the tune of Rs. 687.46 lakhs to Department of Horticulture and Food Processing, Govt. of Uttarakhand for setting up of Controlled Atmosphere storage store for apples at Bhatwar, District Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand. The total project cost is Rs. 746.53 lakhs. The storage capacity of the facility is 1000 MTs for controlled atmosphere and 200 MTs for cold storage. The activity has been completed.
- 2. Review meeting on Infrastructure Projects assisted by APEDA.
Two Review meetings were held in APEDA during the months of April and October, 2017 respectively with the State Government agencies to review the status and progress of common infrastructure projects assisted by APEDA Various issues were deliberated and resolved during the meeting. The agencies were advised to expedite the implementation of the projects at the earliest.