AGRI EXPORT ZONE FOR FRESH AND PROCESSED GINGER IN ASSAM

 

  • The Project entails an investment of around Rs. 17.53 Crores out of which Rs. 2.27 Crores will flow from the Central Government Agencies, Rs. 4.93 Crores from State Government Agencies and private sector will put around Rs. 10.33 Crores.
  • In the next 5 years it is expected that there would be an export of Rs. 40.83 Crores from this zone.
  • Around 5000 farmers would be benefited and more than 500 would get employment.

Present Status

  • MOU signed on 4th April 2003.
  • Farmers identified . A Farmers’ Society is being formed
  • Proposal for setting up of a Collection Centre and Pack House forwarded to APEDA in second week of September, 2004 for financial assistance. The proposal is under examination.
  • Assam Agricultural University has prepared a proposal for identification of exportable varieties with export potential The exports are Rs. 2.17 crores
  • So far, no investment has flown into AEZ.