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July 2024

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Food Processing: Harvesting Opportunities

India, with its rich agricultural tradition and diverse climate, holds immense potential in the food processing sector. This industry is not only a cornerstone for the country's economic growth but also pivotal for ensuring food security, reducing wastage, enhancing farmers' incomes and providing employment opportunities. In order to achieve a developed nation status in the next 25 years, this sector would be crucial in transforming India's primary agriculture sector with enhanced productivity and profitability while ensuring sustainability and resilience.

Lead Article

IMPACT OF FOOD PROCESSING ON EMPLOYMENT GENERATION AND SKILL DEVELOPMENT

-Shaji K V

In order to become a developed nation in the next 25 years, the vision of India in the Amrit Kaal era would require a critical transformation in its primary sector, agriculture. The development paradigm within agriculture needs to transform from agriculture to agribusiness, with the employment dependency on agriculture being suitably addressed by skill development and absorption in the emerging agribusiness sphere. The food processing sub-sector will be centricto this agricultural transformation pathway. NABARD has been at the forefront as an important stakeholder in the food processing sector, playing a vital role in infrastructure creation for the food processing industry.

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INDIA’S FOOD REGULATORY LANDSCAPE: TRANSITIONING TOWARDS A ROBUST AND CONTEMPORARY SYSTEM

-Dr. Amit Sharma, Dr. Heena Yadav

India has undergone a transformative journey in its food regulatory landscape with the enactment of the Food Safety and Standards Act (FSSA), 2006. This comprehensive Act replaced the erstwhile fragmented and outdated laws and established the apex food regulator of the country, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). FSSAI is responsible for domestic and imported food, while the Department of Commerce is responsible for regulating the export of food products. FSSAI’s mandate encompasses formulating science-based standards and regulating the manufacturing, import, distribution, and sale of food products. This article delves into the organisational structure, standard-settingprocess,enforcement mechanisms, and capacity-building initiatives undertaken by FSSAI, testing and enforcement infrastructure, the involvement of various research institutions, and the role of different autonomous organisations in regulating the export of food products.

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