SCHEME OF SETTING UP / UP GRADATION OF FOOD TESTING LABORATORIES

Eligible Items For Calculation Of Grant in aid

Equipment:

It Includes the equipment essential for the testing requirement of the food and food product being produced and manufactured in the catchment Area of the food testing laboratories

Technical Civil work and furniture and fixtures

It Includes only the component of civil work and furniture & Furniture’s essentials for installation and operationalization of the equipment

Eligible Entities

Any private organizations ( JV , Partnership , LLP )

Eligible Criteria

Term loan from the Bank for an amount not less than 20% of the total project cost in respect of proposals from General Areas. In case of proposals from Difficult Areas or proposals from SC/ST , term loan amount shall not be less than 10% of the total project cost.

Note: Difficult Area for proposals under this Scheme means North-Eastern States (including Sikkim), State of Uttarakhand, State of Himachal Pradesh, Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, State Notified ITDP areas and Islands (Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep).

NON REFUNDABLE FEE: 20000 in favour of “ PAY AND ACCOUNTS OFFICERS , Ministry of Food Processing Industries, New Delhi”.

Provided that the non – refundable fee shall be Rs . 15000for applications from SC/ST

Pattern of Assistance

Grants-in-aid will be considered @50% for projects in General Areas and @70% for projects in Difficult Areas as well as for projects of SC/ST of eligible cost of project AND 2 % of the eligible cost of approved equipment or Rs.15lakh , whichever is lower towards TCW and furniture and fixtures

Private Organization / entities are eligible for grant-in-aid of

  1. 50%of the eligible cost of equipment and
  2. 2% of the Eligible cost of approved equipment or Rs. 15.00lakh , whichever is lower , toward technical civil work and Furniture & Fixtures

Eligible Entities

Any Private organization /entity (Including Joint Ventures / Public & Private Companies / Limited Liability Partnership, Corporate Entity / Proprietorship / partnership Entity) / Government organization intending to set up /upgrade its existing food testing laboratory

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