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Spice Development Agency (SDA) Government of India has notified the formation of 10 Spice Development Agencies(SDAs) in the main Spice growing regions for the overall development of spices grown in the region. These agencies will be chaired by the Chief Secretary of the concerned State Government and consist of members from Ministry of Commerce & Industry, the State / Central Agriculture / Horticulture Ministry, other related Central / State organisations, Agri. University, Member of Spices Board from the region and various stake holders of the Industry viz. growers, traders and exporters of spices. The Agency will identify the issues and formulate programmes relating to production, domestic marketing, quality and export promotion of Spices in the region.Spices Board’s offices has been restructured for facilitating the formation of SDAs and effectively implementing various programmes formulated by the SDAs.Accordingly,11 Regional Offices (ROs) of the Board have been established in major spice growing centers in the country. The programmes identified by the SDAs will be implemented by the Regional Office (RO) of the Board, attached to the SDAs in coordination with the State Government subject to the approval of the Board.The SDAswillfunction under overall authority, supervision and control of the Spices Board. i. Saffron Production and Export Development Agency (SPEDA) ii. Guntur SDA iii. Erode SDA iv. Haveri SDA v. Mumbai SDA vi. Unjha SDA vii. Jodhpur SDA viii. Uttar Pradesh SDA ix. Guna SDA x. Guwahati SDA xi. Gangtok SDA Ref http://www.indianspices.com/
TraceNet is an internet based electronic service offered by APEDA to the stakeholders for facilitating process certification for export of organic products from India which comply with the NPOP or NOP standards. TraceNet collects, stores and reports - forward and backward traces and quality assurance data entered by the operators / producer groups and certification bodies within the organic supply chain in India. While APEDA makes all efforts with regard to proper functioning of the TraceNet, it does not assume any responsibility, direct or indirect for any error or omission, which may occur on account of improper or wrong information entered into the TraceNetby its users, nor would APEDA be responsible in any manner for any discrepancy or resultant trade loss of revenue or trade. The sole responsibility for verification and validation of the genuineness and correctness of the data captured and certifications issued lies with the operators / producer groups and accredited certification bodies. Ref : www.apeda.gov.in
NATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR ORGANIC PRODUCTION (NPOP) India is bestowed with lot of potential to produce all varieties of organic products due to its various agro climatic regions. In several parts of the country, the inherited tradition of organic farming is an added advantage. This holds promise for the organic producers to tap the market which is growing steadily in the domestic market related to the export market. As per the available statistics, India’s rank in terms of World’s Organic Agricultural land was 15 as per 2013 data (Source FIBL & IFOAM Year Book 2015). The total area under organic certification is 5.71million Hectare (2015-16). This includes 26% cultivable area with 1.49 million Hectare and rest 74% (4.22 million Hectare) forest and wild area for collection of minor forest produces. The Government of India has implemented the National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP). The national programme involves the accreditation programme for Certification Bodies, standards for organic production, promotion of organic farming etc. The NPOP standards for production and accreditation system have been recognized by European Commission and Switzerland for unprocessed plant products as equivalent to their country standards. Similarly, USDA has recognized NPOP conformity assessment procedures of accreditation as equivalent to that of US. With these recognitions, Indian organic products duly certified by the accredited certification bodies of India are accepted by the importing countries. PRODUCTION India produced around 1.35 million MT (2015-16) of certified organic products which includes all varieties of food products namely Sugarcane, Oil Seeds, Cereals & Millets, Cotton, Pulses, Medicinal Plants, Tea, Fruits, Spices, Dry Fruits, Vegetables, Coffee etc. . The production is not limited to the edible sector but also produces organic cotton fiber, functional food products etc. Among all the states, Madhya Pradesh has covered largest area under organic certification followed by Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan. EXPORTS The total volume of export during 2015-16 was 263687 MT. The organic food export realization was around 298 million USD. Organic products are exported to European Union, US, Canada, Switzerland, Korea, Australia, New Zealand, South East Asian countries, Middle East, South Africa etc. Oil seeds (50%) lead among the products exported followed by Processed food products (25%), Cereals & Millets (17%), Tea (2%), Pulses (2%), Spices (1%), Dry fruits (1%), and others. For More Information contact www.apeda.gov.in
Indian Agribusiness • 194.39 million Hectares of Gross Cropped Area in 2012-13(P) • 66.10 million Hectares of Net Irrigated Area in 2012-13(P) • 127 agro-climactic zones • 42 mega food parks being set up with an allocated investment of USD 2.38 billion Ref : Startup India
Important Government Institutions and Web sites: a. Agriculture Insurance Company of India Limited: http://www.aicofindia.com/ b. Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering & Technology: http://www.ciphet.in/ c. National Institute of Post Harvest Technology : http://nipht.org/ d. Indian Institute of Horticultural Research: http://www.iihr.ernet.in/ e. Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology: http://www.iifpt.edu.in f. Indian Agricultural Research Institutes: http://www.iari.res.in/ g. NationalInstitute of Fisheries Post Harvest Technology and Training: http://www.ifpkochi.nic.in/ h. Agricultural and Food Engineering Department , Indian Institute of Technology , Kharagpur: http://www.agri.iitkgp.ernet.in/ i. Department Process and Food Engineering, Junagadh Agricultural University: http://www.jau.in/⁠⁠⁠⁠
FARMER PRODUCER COMPANY The biggest challenge for processed food industry is: 1. Traceability of raw material which is agro produce 2. Consistency in quality, maturity and rate 3. Consistent supply On the other hand biggest challenge for farmers is: 1. Uncertain selling links 2. Uncertain price 3. The effective solution to balance both the sides is FARMER PRODUCER COMPANIES (FPCs) registered under company act THE FUTURE OF INDIAN AGRIBUSINESS WILL BE FPCs
Proposals are invited under Scheme for Creation / Expansion of food processing / preservation Capacities (CEFPPC) of KISAN SAMPADA YOJANA for setting up 250 units for creation food processing and preservation capacities and modernization/ expansion of existing food processing units which will help in increasing the level of processing, value addition and thereby lead to reduction of agri wastage. Last date of submission to MOFPI New Delhi is 15.09.2017 upto 6.00 PM. Subsidy will be @ 35% of the eligible project cost subject to a maximum of Rs.5.00 Crore. Proposal should have eligible project cost more than Rs. 3.00 crore. Eligible Sectors: 1. Fruits & vegetables processing, 2. Milk processing 3. Meat/poultry/ fish processing, 4. Ready to eat/ ready to Cook Food products/ Breakfast cereals/ Snacks/bakery and other food products. 5. Grains/ pulses, oil seed milling and processing based on modern technology. 6. Modern Rice milling 7. Other agri –horti products including spices , coconut, soybean, mushroom processing honey processing etc. 8. Fruits / Honey based wines. 9. Natural Food flavors food additives / food extracts & colours, oleoresins (not synthetic) guar gum, cocoa products etc.
NATIONAL HORTICULTURAL BOARD SCHEMES FOR COLD STORAGE Pattern of assistance will be given as subsidy @ 35% of the capital cost of project in general areas and 50% in case north east, hilly and scheduled areas for a storage capacity above 5000 MT up to 10000 MT For calculation of capacity 3.4 cubic meters of chamber volume shall be considered equipment to 1 MT storage capacity ❄TYPES OF COLD STORAGE ❄ Type 1: basic mezzanine structure with large chamber of more than 250 MT with single temperature zone. Type 2: Pre Engineering building (PEB) type for multiple temperature and product use , more than 6 chambers if less than 250 MT. Cold Storage units Type 2 with add on technology for controlled atmosphere. Multi temperature multi chamber cold storage. Controlled atmosphere cold storage. For details pl. Visit: www.nhb.gov.in
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