Union Minister for Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurated the Greentech Mega Food Park Private Ltd, the first mega food park in Rajasthan at Roopangarh Village in Ajmer district on 29 March 2018. The park will also provide direct and indirect employment to 5,000 persons and benefit about 25,000 farmers in the CPC and PPC catchment areas.
The park has been set up at a cost of Rs. 113.57 crore and will benefit around 25,000 farmers. Giving details of the project, Harsimrat said “the mega food park, which has been set up in an area of 85.44 acres, would have a central processing centre as well as four Primary Processing Centres (PPCs) at Jaipur, Nagaur, Tonk and Churu”.
The facilities being created at Central Processing Centre (CPC) of this Mega Food Park include cold storage of 5,000 MT, deep freeze of 2,550 MT, IQF of 2 MT/Hr., dry warehouse for raw materials 2,500 MT + dry warehouse for finished goods of 5,000 MT, silos of 6,500 MT, pack house of 10 MT/Hr, steam generator of 8 MT/Hr and other related food processing facilities.
The park was inaugurated in the presence of Union Minister of State for Food Processing Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Rajasthan Minister of Industries Rajpal Singh Shekhawat and Minister of Agriculture Prabhu Lal Saini and Ajmer MP (Lok Sabha) Raghu Sharma.