The Department of Fisheries Anantnag under the Chairmanship of District Nodal Officer Anantnag PMFME (ODOP) Scheme today held day long awareness programme on centrally sponsored scheme “PM-Formalization of Micro food Processing Entrepreneur (PMFME) scheme” at Townhall Qazigund, here.
The awareness programme was also attended by Area Marketing Officer Kulgam and his subordinate staff, the Officers/Officials of other line Departments and a huge gathering of Shopkeepers and locals of the Qazigund area.
At the outset, the District Nodal Officer PM-FME (ODOP) Scheme presented the overall scenario and prospects of the Micro Food Processing sector in the UT. He urged the youth to set up their individual Micro Enterprises, and avail the benefit of credit linked subsidy available under the scheme.
He requested the participants to get registered in the application submission process or visit the PM-FME Home Page.The Area Marketing Officer and Horticulture Development Officer also deliberated upon the various Schemes supported under the PM-FME Scheme.
The representatives of various banks of Block Qazigund assured the participants of any sort of assistance and cooperation under the guidelines of the bank.The District Nodal Officer said that interested youth who desire to avail the benefit under the scheme should contact the District Resource Person PM-FME scheme for getting assistance in the application submission process, support in DPR preparation, getting a bank loan etc.
The Officers present in the camp laid emphasis on Fish Processing, Bakery products, Canning of any food product, pickle making, vegetable and fruit processing etc.