List of schemes proposed by the Directorate of Food Processing as follows:
a) Provision for financial assistance to the entrepreneur for purchase of packaging materials with 50% subsidy.
b) Providing for financial assistance for purchase of machinery and equipments related to food processing in fruits, vegetables and spices etc with atleast 25% contribution from the farmers.
c) Trainings, Workshop, Seminars providing platform to entrepreneurs for marketing through-Expo, Trade fair, Exposure trips.
Under Rashtriya Krishi Vikash Yojana-Remunerative Approaches for Agriculture and Allied Sector Rejuvenation (RKVY- RAFTAAR) (Approved Scheme given only as the financial assistance for procuring machines)
Some of the components of “Mission Jackfruit” is being funded under article 275(1) of Constitution of India
HMNEH is a part of Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) scheme, being implemented for overall development of Horticulture in NE and Himalayan States. The mission covers all North East states including Sikkim, the Himalayan states of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmir. This Mission addresses entire spectrum of Horticulture from production to consumption through backward and forward linkages. For more details and guidelines log in to https://midh.gov.in/.
Types of assistance
Under Food processing
Food processing units scheme
Integrated Post Harvest Management
To ensure overall industrial development in the state and a synergistic working between the state and investors, the department of Commerce and Industries plays an important role to attract investments. One such move is the Meghalaya Industrial & Investment Promotion Policy which lists out Agro & Horticulture Processing Unit, Processing of Plantation Crops, Spices Oleoresin and other Essential Oils Units, Animal Husbandry and Meat Processing Industries as potential areas that are related to food processing.
For more details log in to http://meghalaya.gov.in/megcms/sites/default/files/documents/APPROVED_POLICY_2012.pdf