Uttarakhand stressing on development of food processing sector; CM Rawat

19 April, 2018

 

Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat,has stated that there is a lot of potential in the state in relation to food processing. This can be tapped in cooperation with Thailand’s companies and producers of the Himalayan state.

Rawat added that the state has emerged as a leading investment hub with good rankings in terms of ease of doing business, having conducive climate, social cohesion, and basic infrastructure.

Rawat stressed that a special thrust was being given to the food processing sector as Uttarakhand is located in the Himalayan region, which has a boon of varied agricultural climates, where organic farming is generally done. He said that preserving the state’s ecological position intact, besides other than small industries in the industrial areas of the state, some leading firms, have invested more than 385 million dollars in the food processing industry of the state.

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