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Shatroopa Acharya

  • Review Article
    Food Processing Industry in India: S&T Capability, Skills and Employment Opportunities
    Author(s): Mohammad Rais, Shatroopa Acharya and Neeraj SharmaMohammad Rais, Shatroopa Acharya and Neeraj Sharma

    This paper provides a detailed analysis of food processing industry in India, its S&T capability, skills and employment opportunities. Food processing industry is slowly and steadily becoming one of the major industries of our economy. Its share in GDP is on continuous rise, with a CAGR of 8.40%, from 2005-06 to 2009-10. There has been a continuous increase in the total plan outlay amount from INR 650 crore in 10th plan; to INR 15077 crore in proposed outlay for 12th plan. The sector is growing, but it is yet to compete in the world market. India’s share in world export is meagre with 1.17%. There is a wide gap between productivity and processing of items. The factors which have been used to study food processing industry are S&T capability of sector, its employment generation capacity and skills needed in the sector. The S&T capability segment venture into the chang.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7110.1000260

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