Helpline No. : 03592 202318

National Level Structure

  • The Mission will be governed by the National Food Processing Development Council (NFPDC) headed by the Hon’ble Minister of Food Processing Industries as its Chairman and having following composition :-

    Sl. No. Composition Designation
    1. Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Chairman
    2. Hon’ble Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Vice Chairman
    3. Hon’ble Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Vice Chairman
    4. Hon’ble Minister Incharge of Food Processing Industries Deptt. from the state of Assam Member
    5. Hon’ble Minister Incharge of Food Processing Industries Deptt. from the state of Bihar Member
    6. Hon’ble Minister Incharge of Food Processing Industries Deptt. from the state of Himachal Pradesh Member
    7. Hon’ble Minister Incharge of Food Processing Industries Deptt. from the state of Andhra Pradesh Member
    8. Hon’ble Minister Incharge of Food Processing Industries Deptt. from the state of Maharashtra Member
    9. Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Govt. of India Member
    10. Secretary, Department of Agriculture & Co-operation, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India Member
    11. Secretary, Department of DAHD&F, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India Member
    12. Secretary, DARE, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India Member
    13. Secretary, Department of Consumer Affairs, Govt. of India Member
    14. Chairman, FSSAI, Ministry of Health, Govt. of India Member
    15. Additional Secretary & Financial advisor, Ministry of Food Processing Industries Member
    16. Representative for Planning Commission, Yojana Bhawan, New Delhi Member
    17. Representative of CII (To be nominated by CII) Member
    18. Representative of FICCI (To be nominated by FICCI) Member
    19. Representative of PHDCCI (To be nominated by PHDCCI) Member
    20. Representative of ASSOCHAM (To be nominated by ASSOCHAM) Member
    21. Representative of AIFPA (To be nominated by AIFPA) Member
    22. Joint Secretary / Mission Director, Ministry of Food Processing Industries Member Secretary

    The Council will be the policy making body giving overall direction and guidance to the National Mission on Food Processing (NMFP), and will monitor and review its progress and performance. The NFPDC will meet at least twice a year. The Mission would have Mission Directorate at National level in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries.
  • To administer the Mission, a National Executive Committee headed by Secretary, MFPI has been constituted with Joint Secretary, MFPI as Member Secretary having the following composition:-

    (i) Secretary, MOFPI Chairperson
    (ii) Secretaries - Ministry/Department of Commerce, Health, Agriculture, Panchayati Raj, Rural Development, Science & Technology, Animal Husbandry & Dairying and Planning Commission Members
    (iii) Additional Secretary (I/c Horticulture), D/o Agri. & Cooperation; Additional Secretary & FA, Ministry of Food Processing Industries Members
    (iv) Institutions – Director General, ICAR; Director General, CSIR; SERB under DST; Chairman, APEDA; Managing Director, NHB Members
    (v) Secretary I/c of Food Processing Industries of 5 States – Arunachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Rajasthan and West Bengal Members
    (vi) Three Experts (Food Processing, Post Harvest Management and Marketing) – CIPHET, CFTRI and NERAMAC Members
    (vii) Mission Director of NMFP (Joint Secretary, MFPI) Member Secretary

    The Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MFPI) will provide necessary support to the EC and NFPDC for administering the NMFP. The EC will ensure smooth functional linkages amongst the different agencies. The EC would meet once in every quarter:

  • The Mission Directorate will have dedicated structure headed by Joint Secretary as Mission Director and required supporting manpower.