Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Minister of Food Processing Industries, last week inaugurated the first Mega Food Park in Telangana promoted by Smart Agro Food Park at Village Lakkampally, Nandipet Mandal of Nizamabad District, Telangana state. The Mega Food Park will leverage an additional investment of about Rs. 250 crore in 22 food processing units in the park and generate a turnover of about Rs. 14000 crore. The Park will also provide direct and indirect employment to 50,000 youth and benefit about 1 lakh farmers.
The Mega Food Park has been set up in 78 acre of land at a cost of Rs. 108.95 crore. The facilities being created by the developer at Central Processing Centre (CPC) of this Mega Food Park include Raw Material Warehouse of 5000 MT, Finished Good Warehouse- 5000 MT, Multi Commodity Cold Storage-5000 MT, Deep Freeze Store-500 MT, Turmeric-Curcumin, Oleoresin Extraction unit-5 MT/Day,QC Laboratory and other related food processing facilities.