Objectives of Agro Food Processing Industries Policy

  • Better return to the farmers.
  • Elimination or minimization of wastage of agricultural and horticultural produce.
  • Production of value added processed food not only for indigenous consumption but also for exports.
  • Availability of nutritious and hygienic food products for general consumption.
  • Encouragement of investment and employment generation in areas where agriculture is still a predominant activity and
  • Provision of appropriate linkages between the agricultural and industrial sectors.