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Central Sector Scheme for construction of storage godowns

The Department is implementing the Central Sector Scheme for construction of godowns with focus on augmenting capacity in the North Eastern Region. The scheme is also operative in a few other States like Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand & Kerala. Funds are released to the FCI in the form of equity for land acquisition and for construction of storage godowns and related infrastructure like railway sidings, electrification, installation of weighbridge, etc.

The scheme would be continued for next three years, i.e. 2017-18 to 2019-20. The projected physical targets and achievements are as given below:

Agency

States

Capacity to be created 2017-20

(in MT)

Capacity created in 2017-18 upto November, 2017

(in MT)

FCI

Assam

42500

-

Arunachal PD.

6130

-

Manipur

25000

-

Meghalaya

7500

-

Mizoram

10000

-

Nagaland

4590

4,590

Sikkim

3500

-

Tripura

20000

-

Total NE

=SUM(ABOVE) 119220

=SUM(ABOVE)

4,590

Himachal PD.

11220

-

Kerala

15000

-

Jharkhand

65000

-

Total ONE

91220

-

Total (NE + ONE )

2,10,440

4,590

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§Equity of Rs. 12.17 crore has been released to FCI for NE Region in 2017-18 (upto 31.12.2017).


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