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Government of India
Ministry of Food Processing Industries
31-August-2012 16:20 IST
23 Cold Storage Projects Sanctioned So Far this Year

A total of 6359 cold storages are there (till 31.03.2012) in the country.

During the current year, Department of Agriculture & Cooperation has received 32 cold storage project proposals from various States. Out of these, 23 cold storage projects have been sanctioned assistance excluding the project received from Jharkhand.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, Dr. Charan Das Mahant in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

MP:CP: storages (rajya) 318.2012