‘Department of Heavy Industry’- DHI, ‘Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, Government of India’ is committed for the advancement of the machinery manufacturing sector of the country. Government of India have come up with ‘National Capital Goods Policy 2016’ - NCGP 2016, in which they have selected 10 machinery manufacturing sectors, government will focus and support for the growth of this industry in the country.
Food processing, Packaging and allied sectors is one of the 10 selected industries in “NCGP 2016”.
Government of India is in the process of designing various schemes for the betterment of these sectors which includes development of machinery manufacturing clusters, setting up of machinery standards, Promotion of Indian machinery and technologies in the global market and ultimately furtherance of ‘Make in India’ concept.
To reach maximum number of manufacturers of Food processing, packaging and allied sectors, Agro & Food Processing Machinery & Equipment Providers Association of India’ – AFTPAI and ‘Advance Info Media & Events’ has taken the responsibility to create database of manufacturers district and state wise.
This database will help the Department in understanding the size of the industry and their imports & export statistics and potential. This data will also pave the way for the implementation of various schemes, state and region wise in the country.