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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 338
ANSWERED ON:  20.07.2021
One District One Focus Product Scheme
Achyutananda Samanta
Will the Minister of



AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE be pleased to state:-


(a) the details of the One District One Focus Product Scheme, and the agricultural products chosen district-wise across the country, especially in the State of Odisha;
(b) the details of the support to be provided to selected crops/products by the Central Government;
(c) whether the products selected under this scheme especially from the State of Odisha will be integrated into the export value chain;
(d) if so, the details and timeframe thereof; and
(e) if not, the reasons therefor?


ANSWER
MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE
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(a) & (b): The One District One Focus Product (ODOFP) programme cover products of agriculture and allied sectors for 728 districts of the country. The district-wise and state-wise products is Annexed. The Government has decided to converge resources from ongoing centrally sponsored schemes such as Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH), National Food Security Mission (NFSM), Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY), Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY), schemes of Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying for ODOFP.

The Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) provides financial support under Centrally Sponsored Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises Scheme (PM FME Scheme) for One District One Focus Product. PM FME provides financial, technical and business support for upgradation of existing micro food processing enterprises etc. The scheme adopts One District One Product (ODOP) approach to reap the benefits of scale in terms of procurement of inputs, availing common services and marketing of products.

(c) to (d): The identified products have potential for both domestic demand and export. PM FME scheme envisages strengthening backward and forward linkages, provision of common facilities, incubation centres, training, research and development (R&D), marketing and branding. The enhanced capacity of processing and value addition in agriculture and allied sector products is for better price realization by the farmers. This scheme is being implemented for a period of five years from 2020-21 to 2024-25.

The State of Odisha, under the supervision of Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), has prepared Export Policy which envisages integration of ODOFP/ODOP products into export value chain.

(e) Question does not arise.






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