August 10, 2022

Processing units should be set up according to the mass production of guava

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said industrial institutions should cooperate to realize the possibilities of fruit production and processing in Madhya Pradesh. Such units can be set up especially considering the huge production of guava in many districts. Chief Minister Chouhan held talks with Chairman, M/s Parle Agro Private Limited, Prakash Chauhan, CEO Schauna and other officials, who came to meet him in Mantralaya on Monday.

The institute officials briefed Chief Minister Chouhan on the proposed new investment in Madhya Pradesh. As a result, a ready-to-serve fruit drink manufacturing unit is being expanded in Mandideep Raisen district for dairy and fruit drinks. The institute has also reserved 2.06 acres of land for this project. The proposed capital investment would be Rs 340.86 crore and employment would be given to over 150 people. Currently, Parle Group manufactures various fruit drinks and dairy products by operating 10 industrial units in the country, including Mandideep in the food processing sector. Since 1985, the Parle Group has made efforts in this area.

John Deere India Limited Managing Director Shailendra Jagtap and Director Mukul also met with Chief Minister Chouhan. Industrial Institute officials briefed Chief Minister Chouhan on tractor manufacturing and other business activities in the state. Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Manish Rastogi and Principal Secretary for Industrial Policy and Investment Promotion Sanjay Kumar Shukla were present.