Jangipur Mega Food Park Inaugurated

Murshidabad, West Bengal was allotted Jangipur Mega Food Park in year 2008 to benefit poor farmers and people of North 24 Paragans, Birbhum, Malda, and Bardwan.

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee has inaugurated Jangipur Mega Food Park.

Mega Food Park at Jangipur has been set up with the project cost of Rs. 132.71 Crore approximately and in an area of 82.11 acre.

The food park is having the facilities of fully operational industrial sheds for SMEs, developed industrial plots for lease to food processing units and facilities of 8000 MT Warehouse, 5000 MT Multi Crop Cold Storage, 10000 MT Potato Cold Storage, IQF & Pulping line of 1.5 ton per hour each, 3000 MT Deep Freeze and Quality control lab.

The Park also has a common administrative building for office and other uses by the entrepreneurs, Dormitory and Row Houses.

6 Primary Processing Centres (PPCs) at Kandi, Sheikhpara, Barasat, Siuri, Gour Road and Katwawill provide facilities for primary processing and storage near the farms.