Food Park in Alwar | 24 Sep 2022

Why in News?

On September 23, 2022, Rajasthan's Minister of State for Agriculture Marketing Murari Lal Meena told the Assembly that a food park will be constructed in Alwar district after conducting a survey and availability of land.  

Key Points

  • Murari Lal Meena said that in Alwar district, RIICO has been operating agro food park in fisheries industrial area since 2006-07 and the state government will now construct food parks in all districts out of which food parks in 21 districts have been announced.   
  • He said that in the budget year 2021-22, it has been announced to set up mini food parks in every district in a phased manner in the next three years to promote the business and export of agricultural commodities and their processed products.
  • Minister Meena said that the operation of mini food park in Alwar district will depend on the financial resources of the state government.