Banner Schemes for construction of godowns and silos

Central Sector Scheme "Storage and godowns”

(A) Construction by Food Corporation of India (FCI)

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 physical & financial targets and achievements are as given below:

Agency

States

Target 2017-20

(in MT)

Equity released upto May, 2018

(Rs. in Cr.)

Capacity created in 2017-18 upto May, 2018

(in MT)

Physical

(in MT)

Financial

(Rs. in Cr.)

FCI

Assam

42,500

124.45

54.50

-

Arunachal PD.

6,130

10.45

3,340

Manipur

*25,000

43.48

-

Meghalaya

7,500

13.03

-

Mizoram

10,000

40.00

-

Nagaland

4,590

2.48

4,590

Sikkim

3,500

5.80

-

Tripura

20,000

75.72

-

Total NE

*1,18,820

315.41

7,930

Himachal PD.

11220

22.70

-

-

Kerala

15000

11.63

-

Jharkhand

65000

70.25

-

Total ONE

91220

104.58

-

Total (NE + ONE )

*2,10,040

419.99

54.50

7,930

Total after taking into acquisition unspent balance from XII FYP (-40.28 Cr.)

379.71

*There is shortfall of 400 MT capacity at Bishnupur (Manipur) due to land constraint.


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