Ministry of Food Processing Industries
Under the scheme, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries has been extending financial assistance to undertake demand driven R&D work for the benefit food processing industry in terms of product and process development, efficient technologies, improved packaging, value addition etc. with commercial value along with standardization of various factors viz. additives, colouring agents, preservatives, pesticide residues, chemical contaminants, microbiological contaminants and naturally occurring toxic substances within permissible limits.Scheme Benefits & Highlights
Pattern of Assistance
- Grant-in-aid is given to the tune of 50% of equipment cost only in general areas and 70% in North East States and difficult areas. Grant is released in three instalments.
- The pattern of assistance for the Educational Institutions and other government aided project is different.
- All Universities, IITs, Central/State Government Institutions, Government funded Organizations, R&D laboratories and CSIR recognized R&D units in private sector.
Interested and eligible organisation may send their applications to the following address:
Sanjay Kumar Singh
Ministry of Food Processing Industries,
Panchsheel Bhawan, August Kranti Marg,
Email: rnd-mofpi[at]gov[dot]in, sks[dot]singh[at]nic[dot]in
Applicants should clearly write on the top of envelope containing the proposal – “PROPOSAL FOR MoFPI SPONSORED RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT SCHEME”