Directorate of Food Processing

Meghalaya

Directorate of Food Processing

Meghalaya

About the Directorate of Food Processing

INTRODUCTION

The agro-climatic zones of Meghalaya facilitate production of a large number of diverse fruits and vegetables. Most of our agricultural commodities are amenable for further processing into various intermediary and finished products that can fetch better value to the farmers and processors. The present institutional mechanism for value addition is barely adequate. The full potential of the sector therefore, goes abegging. Based on the 2015-16 data, the net sown area of Meghalaya is 3,43,431 ha which is just 15.27% of the total geographical area. 

There are at least four major crops that are grown in about 10000 ha each, in our state, namely: – Potato, Mandarin Orange, Pineapple, and Ginger. There is also an exclusive niche market for Lakadong Turmeric. This is where the proposal for creating the Directorate of Food Processing came into being and the Government of Meghalaya had created a new Directorate of Food Processing under the Department of Agriculture in May 2018.

To emphasize on the potential of agro-processing in developing the economic status by creating additional employment opportunities and means of livelihood and adding potential value to the natural resources.

– Our Vision

MEG TEA

MEG TEA, an excellent certified organic tea produced from two distinguished tea farms owned by the Department of Agriculture. MEG TEA been commented by renowned tea makers to be of very high quality. Manned by tea experts, the factory located at the Tea Development Centres in Umsning and Upper Shillong produce fresh and top-quality tea leaves comprising of high-quality clones and seed jats.

Government Fruit Preservation Centres

The Government Fruit Preservation Centres at Shillong with an installed capacity of 60MT and Dainadubi with 30 MT capacity annually were established in the year 1955 and 1964 respectively by the Department of Agriculture, Government of Assam to preserve and prevent surplus perishable fruits and vegetables from spoilage and wastage.

Activities of the Directorate

Latest News

  1. Result for the Contractual Post of Technical Associate Level-III
  2. Personal Interview for Technical Associate Level-III
  3. Empanelment of District Resource person
  4. Shortlisted candidates for personal interview to the posts of Technical Associate Level – III
  5. Notice for written exam to the posts of Technical Associate – III
  6. Notice for declaration of result for District Resource Personnotice for declaration of result for District Resource Person
  7. Advertisement for the post of District Resource Persons Under PM FME Scheme
    1. Application Form for District Resource Persons Under PM FME Scheme
  8. Advertisement for the post of Technical Associate Level-III 
    1. Application form for the post of Technical Associate Level-III
  9. Selected Brands/Firms for SIAL India 2021
  10. EOI Empanelment of Advertising & Event Management Agency for SIAL India 2021 & North East Food Show 2022
  11. Advertisement for the proposal for Empanelment of Advertising and Event Management Agency for Sail 2021
  12. Minutes of the pre-bid Meeting on RFP for SLUP study under the PM FME Scheme
  13. Second Extension Notice inviting Request for Proposals for carrying out the State Level Upgradation Plan Study under the PM FME Scheme
  14. Extension Notice inviting Request for Proposals for carrying out the State Level Upgradation Plan Study under the PM FME Scheme
  15. Application form for availing subsidy of packaging materials to food processing units/entrepreneurs engaged in food processing in Meghalaya
    1. English | Khasi | Garo
  16. Results for the posts of State Lead Project Manager and Marketing Manager under PM FME Scheme
  17. Results for the post of technical associates level – 1 in the Directorate of Food Processing
  18. Results of the State Lead Project Manager and Marketing Manager under SPMU of PM FME Scheme
  19. Important Info:Results of the written examination for the post of Technical Associates Level – I in the Directorate of Food Processing held on 27th march 2021
  20. Venue for the exam on Sat 27th, March at 11.00 AM is in the office of 1917iTEAMS, Top Floor, DAO Complex, St. Edmunds School gate, Laitumkhrah, Shillong 793003. All are to report at the venue a minimum of 1 hour ahead of time to complete all formalities.
  21. Application form for the post of technical associates level – 1 in the Directorate of Food Processing
  22. Advertisement for positions in the Directorate of Food Processing, Government of Meghalaya
  23. Instructions to candidates to complete the Application Process
  24. Empanelled Candidates to the post of District Resource Persons (DRPs) under PM FME Scheme
  25. Shortlisted candidates for the interview for the posts of District Resource Person under PM FME Scheme
  26. Shortlisted candidates for the written examination for the posts of SPMU under PM FME Scheme
  27. Advertisement for the posts of District Resource Persons Under PM FME Scheme
  28. Online Application Submission for Contractual Post for Project Management Unit under the Directorate of Food Processing DOFP
  29. Advertisement for Contractual Post for Project Management Unit (PMU)
  30. Extension of Notice inviting Tender
  31. Notice Inviting Tender for Machineries and Equipment
  32. Tender document for Machineries and Equipment
  33. Advertisement for the post of Accountant
  34. IIFPT – One-day National Online Workshop on PM Formalisation of Micro- Food Processing Enterprise Scheme (PM-FME)
  35. Inviting Quotation on the Directorate of Food Processing website – 15 June 2020
  36. Inviting Quotation on the Directorate of Food Processing website – 11 June 2020
  37. National Seminar/Workshop on the growth of Green Initiatives and Social Entrepreneurship – 18 Jan 2020
  38. District Level Committees(DLC) Notification
  39. State Level Approval Committee(SLAC) Notification

Contact Us

Address: Dhankheti, Cleve Colony, Shillong, Meghalaya 793003
Phone: 0364-2951132
E-mail: dofpmeghalaya@gmail.com

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