On 26th of March, Union Food Processing Industries Minister Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal informed setting up of a Grievance Redressal Cell in the Ministry to ensure that problems faced by food processors during the COVID-19 lockdown are resolved at the earliest. Smt.HarsimratKaur Badal said that industry members facing any problem in operations and distribution of food products could send their queries to email@example.com.
Earlier , Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), Smt. Pushpa Subrahmanyam had written letter to Chief Secretaries of all states regarding need for continued functioning of food industry and their suppliers. She added that availability of raw materials, packaging materials, movement of trucks carrying them, functioning of their warehouses and cold storages and ability of workers to come and work in the factories and warehouses needs to be ensured for maintaining food supply chain for the general population.
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