• Siddharthnagar
  • Food Processing (Kala Namak Rice)

    Food Processing (Kala Namak Rice)

    This district is known for its good agriculture. The soil and climate is good for rice. A variety of rice known as ‘Kala Namak’ is very popular across the country. There are many units engaged in rice processing in the district.


    On December 29, 1988 Siddharthnagar was created as a district of Uttar Pradesh. Navgarh town is the district headquarters. The district is adjacent to Nepal. Silica sand is collected from the river banks in form of minerals. Most of the land of district is fertile and main crop grown here are Rice, Wheat, Sarson & Potato. Kala Namak is a variety of rice very popular.

    • Tehsils


    • Blocks


    • Village


    • Small Industries


    • Major Industries


    • Rice Mill
    • Agro based
    • Ready-made Garments and Embroidery
    • Wood/Wooden Based Furniture
    • Paper and Paper Products
    • Leather Based
    • Chemical/Chemical Based
    • Metal based
    • Engineering Units
    • Electrical Machinery and Transport Equipment
    • Repairing and Servicing
    • Handicraft based

    The culture for the city provides best handicraft artist and cottage manufactures to promote art and handicraft items of Aligarh to entire India. The artisans in Aligarh provide best design ivory sculptures, leather good, woodcraft along with traditional clothes and materials.

    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 Good Laboratory Practice Compliance Monitoring Authority Department of Science & Technology
    11 Director General of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry Export Policy for Non-Basmati Rice
    12 Directorate of Marketing & Inspection
    Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
    13 Department of MSME & Export  Promotion MSME Schemes
    14 Export Promotion Bureau, GoUP Export Promotional Schemes
    15 MSME Policy - 2017 Department of MSME & Export Promotion, GoUP
    16 CFC (Common Facility Centre) Scheme ODOP
    17 Market Development Assistance Scheme ODOP
    18 Finance Assistance Scheme ODOP
    19 Skill Development & Toolkit Distribution Scheme ODOP