Agro industrial policy of Maharashtra 2010

The Agro-Industrial Policy aims at value addition from agricultural produce by induction of modern technology into food processing, encouraging research and development, minimization of wastage across the food processing chain by development of infrastructure for storage, transportation and processing of agro-food produce to fill in the gaps of supply chain from farm to consumer, and promotion of investment in all these fields. The objective is also to increase participation of entrepreneurs and farmers in food processing and related sectors, creating new employment opportunities, and increasing incomes, particularly of the rural population.

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