Panaji  :  July 14, 2017. …. The Government of Goa has implemented a new Scheme “The State Mission for Food Processing Scheme (SMFP)-2016”. The scheme envisages extending the financial assistance/ incentive for establishment of new food processing units as well as technology up gradation and expansion of existing food processing units which can help in creating sustainable local employment in the State.

Food based units to be set-up/up-graded by Individuals/ Partnership/Private Sector/State Government Undertaking/ Cooperatives/Self Help Groups will be eligible to avail of financial incentives under this Scheme. 

The financial assistance to be provided will be up to the extent of 25% of the cost of Plant & Machinery and Technical Civil Works, subject to a maximum of Rs.30.00 Lakh.

For more details, interested can contact the Directorate of Industries, Trade and Commerce, Udyog  Bhavan, Panaji, Goa, or call on 0832-2420787.