Move to develop food processing sector

New Delhi, Feb 20 : The Union Food Processing Ministry has identified North-east India as a potential area for development as far as processed food is concerned.

The Ministry has also taken up a slew of measures, including infrastructure development and geared up the existing marketing system.

Talking to this Correspondent here today, Awadesh Kumar, Director, Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India, said that to explore the potential of food processing sector in the North- east, the Ministry has laid emphasis on upgrading the existing infrastructure