Establishment of Mini Incubation Center under PMFME Scheme
Establishment of Mini Incubation Center is one of the important components of PMFME Scheme. The scheme envisages providing credit support to 2 lakh existing unorganized micro-food processing enterprises. Through this scheme the micro entrepreneurs/SHGs/FPOs/Cooperatives and groups can utilize this Incubation Center to manufacture their products without capital investment. In addition, this Incubation Center will be utilized to provide training and skill upgradation support to the beneficiaries.
i. Entrepreneur to manufacture and assess commercial viability of new food products by using the processing, packaging, testing facilities
ii. Hands on Training to entrepreneurs in new technology for processing, packaging, food standards/ safety, hygiene etc.
iii. Demonstration of machines, process, products and hands on training to workers in food safety, hygiene
iv. Usage of processing, packaging, storage and testing facilities by Individual entrepreneurs/ FPOs/ SHGs/ Co-operatives