• Gonda
  • Food Processing (Pulses)

    Food Processing (Pulses)

    Gonda being a lowland area is one of the major producers of horticultural crops and food grains like pulses, sugarcane, maize, paddy etc. in Uttar Pradesh that makes it a lucrative base for the food processing industries. This district has many food processing units that is why it is known nationwide for the manufacturing and exporting of optimum quality pulses and horticultural crops that has a huge domestic requirement. Lentils are cultivated here on a large scale. Many traditional dishes are prepared using pulses.


    Gonda is the administrative centre for Devipatan Division. Gonda is a district headquarters. Gonda is bounded by Shrawasti district to the north, Balrampur and Sidharthnagar district to the north east, Basti district to the east, Faizabad to the south, Barabanki to the south west and Bahraich to the northwest. Two rivers namely River Saryu and River Ghaghra pass through the district that makes the soil of the district suitable for producing horticultural crops and food grains.

    Corn Processing

    If Gonda district is in the fronts of Corn processing field, it’s location in lowland area backs this fact. Environmental compatibility is main reason of high yield of Corn in the district. Corn is processed here for further use in the off season. Processed items are exported to other portions of the country alongwith local supply to recoup the demands. Hostels, Dharmshalas are the institutions those demand Corn throughout the year. This industry doesn’t need higher technology thus the industry has become as an important part of rural life.

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    • Telecom Industries

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    • Wood/wooden based furniture
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    • Engineering units
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    Compendium of Policies and Schemes for ODOP Food Products

    S.No Department Scheme
    1 Ministry of Food Processing PMKSY (Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana)
    2 UP Dept of Horticulture & Food Processing Food Processing Industry Policy-2017
    3 UP Dept of Horticulture & Food Processing Integrated Horticulture Development Mission Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna
    4 Ministry of Agriculture Integrated Scheme for Agricultural Marketing(ISAM) 
    5 Ministry of Agriculture National Agriculture Market(e-NAM)
    6 Ministry of Agriculture Mission for Integrated Developmet of Horticulture During XII Plan
    7 APEDA (Agriculture & Processed Food Products Exports Development Authority) APEDA Schemes for Infrastructure Development
    8 APEDA (Agriculture &Processed Food Products Exports Development Authority) APEDA Schemes for Market Development
    9 APEDA (Agriculture &Processed Food Products Exports Development Authority) APEDA Schemes for Quality Development
    10 National Horticulture Board Capital Investment Subsidy Scheme for Cold Storage Construction
    11 National Horticulture Board Development of Commercial Horticulture Scheme
    12 National Horticulture Board Technology Development and Transfer for Promotion of Horticulture
    13 National Horticulture Board Market Information Services for Horticulture Crops
    14 National Good Laboratory Practice Compliance Monitoring Authority Department of Science & Technology
    15 Small Farmers’ Agri-Business Consortium Equity Grant Scheme
    16 Department of Agriculture and Co-operation, Ministry of Agriculture Agmark
    17 Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare National Food Security Mission
    18 Department of MSME & Export  Promotion MSME Schemes
    19 Export Promotion Bureau, GoUP Export Promotional Schemes
    20 UP Agriculture Dept, UP  Facilities and Grants for Farmers
    21 MSME Policy - 2017 Department of MSME & Export Promotion, GoUP
    22 Infrastructure and Industrial Investment Policy - 2012 Department of MSME & Export Promotion, GoUP
    23 CFC (Common Facility Centre) Scheme ODOP
    24 Market Development Assistance Scheme ODOP
    25 Finance Assistance Scheme ODOP
    26 Skill Development & Toolkit Distribution Scheme ODOP