Nirmala Sitharaman pronounces setting up of Rs 1 lakh crore agriculture infrastructure fund

FM Sitharaman announces Rs 1 lakh crore agriculture infrastructure

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday launched setting up of a Rs 1 lakh crore agri infrastructure fund for farm-gate infrastructure.

This fund will be extinct for setting up chilly chains and post-harvest administration infrastructure, she acknowledged whereas asserting the third tranche of Covid-19 relief kit.

She also launched a Rs 10,000 crore procedure for formalisation of micro meals enterprises (MFE).

The procedure will be launched to help 2 lakh MFEs by adopting cluster-based entirely technique such as mango in Uttar Pradesh, kesar in Jammu & Kashmir, bamboo shoots in North-East, chilli in Andhra Pradesh, tapioca in Tamil Nadu.

This fund would help in reaching untapped export markets in survey of improved smartly being consciousness.

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