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PMKSY scheme extended till FY’26 with Rs 4,600 crore outlay

New Delhi. The food processing ministry on Monday said its flagship scheme
‘Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY)’ has been extended till
March 2026 with an allocation of Rs 4,600 crore. In a tweet, the ministry
said PMKSY has been extended for a period of 2021-22 to 2025-26.

The Central government has allocated Rs 4,600 crore for the scheme, the ministry tweeted.

PMKSY is a comprehensive package which will lead to creation of modern
infrastructure with e􀀂icient supply chain management from farm gate to
retail outlet.

The scheme will boost growth of food processing sector but also help in
providing better prices to farmers and creating huge employment

In May 2017, the Centre had launched SAMPADA (Scheme for Agro-Marine
Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters) with an allocation
of Rs 6,000 crore.
The scheme was renamed as PMKSY in August 2017.

PMKSY is an umbrella scheme incorporating ongoing schemes of the ministry
like Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition Infrastructure, Food Safety and
Quality Assurance Infrastructure, Infrastructure for Agro-processing
Clusters, Creation / Expansion of Food Processing and Preservation Capacities
and Operation Greens. PTI