FICSI had a meeting with Director/Member Sec. – R-FRAC (Regional Food Research & Analysis Center) at Department of Horticulture, Uttar Pradesh on 7th July,2021. In the meeting a discussion was done on the planning of Department of Horticulture as a State Nodal Agency to provide skill training the beneficiaries under PMFME scheme. Formal assessment of all the trainees/beneficiaries would be done by FICSI.
The centrally sponsored Pradhan Mantri Formalization of Micro food processing Enterprises (PMFME) Scheme, has been launched by Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) under the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, to enhance the competitiveness of existing individual micro-enterprises in the unorganized segment of the food processing industry and promote formalization of the sector.