Tag - processing

food processing industry sector growth potential India

[Food Processing] Introduction, Scope, Significance, Awesomeness (hardly), Obstacles (truckload of) for GS Mains

Prologue Indian food processing industry: Significance Increasing Employment Curbing Migration Curbing Food Inflation Crop-diversification Scope/Potential Abundant Raw Material Geographical advantages New Demand Government Initiatives Obstacles to food processing? Economies of scale Lack of organized retail Lack of Food testing facilities Lack of Skilled [...]

chart hub-spoke model Mega food park

[Food Processing] Mega Food parks, Agri-Export Zones(AEZ), Cold Chains and truckload of government schemes

Problems with government schemes 12th FYP: food processing Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) Vision 2015 Food processing National Mission on Food Processing (NMFP) #1: Mega Food Parks: Hub and Spoke Model Location Factors: Bhagalpur and Chittor Benefits of Each Mega Food park [...]

APMC Act Azarpur mandi wastage

[Food Processing] Nuisance of APMC Acts, Commission Agents; Marketing of agricultural produce: issues and constrains for GS Mains

Prologue APMC Acts: What and Why? Old APMC Acts: Problems? License raj=Lootera-raj Hoarding APMC Definition vs MSP Model APMC Act Model APMC Act: Salient Features Model APMC Act: Limitations/Problems Additional suggestions to reform APMC Contract farming Below APMC-Mandi market Direct Sale / Cooperative [...]

India FDI limits & Dumping

[Food Processing] Export, Dumping, FDI, Finance, Taxation, Budget Provisions, CODEX, NWR, BRGF, RKVY

Prologue Agriculture Export Tariff Barrier Dumping Non-Tariff Barrier CODEX standards HACCP FDI: Agro, Food Processing, Retail FDI: Agriculture FDI: Food processing FDI: Retail FDI: Multibrand Retail Difference In Single Vs Multibrand Retail? The Diluted Conditions Finance Why can’t Farmer get loans easily? Negotiable [...]

Supply Chain Fruits Vegetables Food processing

[Food Processing] Supply Chain Management, Upstream Downstream requirements for Fruit & Vegetables, Confectionery industries

Prologue What is supply chain management? What is upstream-downstream? What is Forward-Backward Integration? Vertical integration Food Industry: Supply Chain FHEL’s Apple Business: Optimized Supply Chain FHEL’s Apple Upstream FHEL’s Apple Downstream Fruit Veggies Processing (F&V) Fruit-Veggies SCM: Upstream Requirements #1: Need New Varieties [...]

map Milk Supply Chain: Major producers in India

[Food Processing] Milk Dairy Sector, Supply Chain, upstream downstream issues, Amul Model, Operation Flood

Prologue Scope-Significance of Dairy Sector Location: Dairy cooperatives Milk Supply Chain: Upstream Issues Low productivity of milch animals #1: Veterinary problems #2: Breeding issues #3: Fodder problems Azolla fern Milk Quality Milk Supply Chain: Processing Issues Regional imbalance Anand/Amul Model/dairy cooperative model Amul [...]

Poultry Meat & Fish Supply Chain

[Food Processing] Fisheries: Freshwater, Aquaculture, Shrimpfarming: supply chain, upstream, downstream, Marine Policy, Fisherman Welfare Scheme

Prologue Fisheries: Scope/significance EEZ Exclusive Economic Zone Fish Supply chain Saltwater@Upstream Freshwater@Upstream Aquaculture@upstream Shrimp-farming@Upstream @Processing @Downstream Government Policies/Schemes Comprehensive Marine Fishing Policy, 2004 National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB) Government Schemes Fishermen Welfare Scheme International Support State governments Mock Questions Prologue syllabus of UPSC Mains (GS) topics [...]

Fish & Poultry Supply Chain Management

[Food Processing] Poultry, Meat, Supply Chain, Upstream, Downstream, Avian influenza, government schemes

Prologue Poultry: Scope/significance Locations- Poultry Business Poultry Supply chain & Backward Integration Poultry@Upstream Maize (Poultry-Feed) Avian Influenza Contract Farming @Processing @Downstream Poultry Hygiene Taxation and Smuggling Export Demand Govt. schemes for poultry #1: Poultry Development Scheme #2: Poultry Venture Capital Fund #3: Central [...]

supply chain-Tea

[Food Processing] Tea, Coffee Supply Chain, Upstream, Downstream for UPSC General Studies Mains

Prologue Tea: Scope Significance Tea Supply Chain: Upstream Tea Supply Chain: Downstream Tea Board of India Coffee: Scope/Significance Coffee Supply Chain: Upstream issues Coffee Supply Chain: Downstream Coffee Board of India Mock Questions Prologue Although I had planned this to be the last article [...]

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[Food Processing] Edible Oil: Supply-Chain, Upstream, Downstream, Onion-Crisis and ofcourse Desi-liquor

Prologue Edible oil: Scope-Significance Edible oil: Location Upstream issues #1: Low supply of oilseed #2: Oil palm cultivation #3: Improve yields per hectare #4: Rice Bran #5: Tree borne oilseeds (TBO) @processing level Downstream issues #1: Tax Uncertainty #2: Health concerns #3: Adulteration [...]

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[Economy] Current 2014 Feb Week 1: Bilateral, Poverty Hunger, Food Processing, PIN (Part 3 of 3)

Prologue [Act 6] Bilateral/Policy affecting Indian Interests #1: Visa on Arrival for 180 countries #2: [USA] Dushmani with Indian pharma cos. #3: [USA] India’s Aviation safety sucks #4: Pakistan- MFN status for India (hum nahi Denge) #6: India and Morocco (Ibn Batuta) #7: [...]

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[Mains Revision] Policy Design & Implementation, Hunger & Food processing, Health & Ayush with Answer writing Practice

Prologue ML2/P1: Policy design & implementation for GS2 ML2/P2: Hunger, Food security & food processing ML2/P3: Public Health- IMR, MMR, MDG; Public health policy, AYUSH Prologue Continuation of my lecture series on Mains revision – only selected topics will be covered Lecture Videos available [...]