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The First Mega Food Park in Madhya Pradesh, was inaugurated on 12th February, 2016 at ________.
1. Khargone
2. Jabalpur
3. Dewas
4. Datia

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Khargone

The Correct Answer is "Khargone".

  • The first Mega Food Park (MFP) of Madhya Pradesh was on 12 February 2016 inaugurated at Panwa village in Kasarwad tehsil of Khargone district.
  • The MFP, named after Indus, was inaugurated by Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Minister of Food Processing Industries.

Details related to the Mega Food Park :

  • It was set up by M/s Indus mega Food Part Pvt. Ltd at an estimated cost of 127.70 crore rupees in an area of 53.78 acres.
  • It has a Central Processing Centre at Khargone and three Primary Processing Centres are being set up at Bedia, Ratlam, and Ujjain to provide strong backward linkages.
  • It is expected to provide direct and indirect employment to about 6000 people and benefit about 25000 to 30000 farmers in its catchment area.
  • It will have facilities of 3000 MT Cold Storage, 9000 MT Dry Warehouse, Instant Quick Freeze (IQF) 5 MT per hour, modern Quality Control lab, and other processing facilities for fruits and vegetables.
  • It will benefit the people of Khargone district and the people of nearby districts of Indore, Ratlam, Ujjain, Dhar, Khandwa, Dewas&Barwani as well.

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