Haridwar: CM Dhami inaugurated food processing & packaging plant
Dehradun: Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Saturday organized MBBS at Buggawala, Haridwar. Inaugurated the Food Processing and Packaging Plant set up by Foods. On this occasion, he also inspected the processing and packaging plant of fruits, vegetables, mushrooms etc. Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami presented M.B. Greeting on the launch of Processing and Packaging Plant set up by Foods, said that human beings should move towards their destination by taking the mantra of choiceless resolution in their life so that we can fulfill our dreams.
CM Dhami said that setting up of employment generating industries by construction of 14 acres poly house in Buggawala area will set a collective journey of development. This plant will provide employment to the people around and the area will get a new identity through the plant. Nature Besto and MB Foods are helping to support 150 to 200 families by providing employment. He told that the way mushroom has been selected for Haridwar under One District One Product (ODOP) by the government, similarly Apricot in Almora, Kiwi in Bageshwar, Bay leaves and spices in Champawat, Fish in Chamoli, Dehradun Bakery in Nainital, Peach in Nainital, Malta in Pauri, Chaulai in Rudraprayag, Ginger in Tehri, Apple in Uttarkashi, Mango in Udham Singh Nagar and Turmeric in Pithoragarh have been selected under this scheme for food processing units in the state. Loans have been sanctioned to 49 beneficiaries. Relative to which 28 units have been established in different districts of the state. They are creating employment opportunities in far flung villages.
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, MB Foods has set up yet another step in the efforts made with the aim of doubling the income of the farmers and for the development of the state. He said that many enterprises have been opened under the Prime Minister’s Micro Food Processing Enterprises Upgradation Scheme (PMEME), which is showing the way to a truly New India, a prosperous, powerful, self-reliant, developed India. He said that the state of Uttarakhand has immense potential for better processing of agricultural products. The Horticulture Department of the state provided 40% grant to MB Foods under the Horticulture Mission of North-Ishta Himalias (HMNEH) scheme for establishment of mushroom unit and 50% subsidy in the polythene conversion scheme of old poly houses under State Sector Scheme by the government. Grant has also been given and in the past under the Horticulture Mission of North-Ishta Himalias (HMNEH) scheme, grant has been given for poly house construction and Gerbera flower production on 50% grant.
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, work was done to provide free ration to 80 crore people so that no family should go to bed hungry during the Corona period. He said that even in times of crisis like the Corona period, the development of the country did not stop and the development plans continued. After the Corona period, the work of mega vaccination was carried out in India, as well as the work of distributing the vaccine by India across the world, introducing humanity. India has always given the message of the spirit of Sarve Bhavantu Sukhin, Sarve Santu Niramaya, wishing everyone happiness and well-being. On the occasion of completion of 25 years of Uttarakhand state, he talked about making Uttarakhand the best state in every field, and making Uttarakhand self-sufficient. He said that in the coming time, we will also implement the Chief Minister Mushroom Development Scheme. Due to which 25 thousand people will be benefitted.