Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal recently laid foundation stone for M/s Nandvan Mega Food Park Private Limited located in Badawal, Chhata-Barsana road in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh.
Also present on the occasion were Hema Malini, Member of Parliament from Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, Lakshmi Narayan Chaudhari, Minister of Dairy Development, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh and Krish Iyer, President and CEO of Walmart India.
The Mega Food Park is being set up in 57.41 acre of land at a cost of Rs. 120.77 Crore. Government of India has approved a financial assistance of Rs. 50.00 Croreto the project.
The facilities being created by M/s Nandvan Mega Food Park Private Limited at Central Processing Centre (CPC) of this Mega Food Park include Multipurpose Cold Storage - 2000 MT, Individually Quick Frozen (IQF)with Frozen Storage - 2 MT/Hr and 4000 MT, Dry Warehouse - 10000 MT, Raw milk packaging Line – 2 LLPD, Pulses and Grain packaging line – 2 MT & Food testing lab.
In addition, the lead promoter will also setup an Anchor Unit with an investment of approx. Rs. 24.13 Crore for Dairy Processing with plant capacity of 500 TPD. The Park also has a common administrative building for office and other uses by the entrepreneurs and 5 PPCs at Aligarh, Mathura, Kanshiram Nagar, Bharatpur & Agra having facilities for primary processing and storage near the farms.