Food processing and related industries in India- scope and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.

  1. Food Processing Industry: Definition and Dimensions; Channels of Transitions; Inter linkages between Agriculture and Industry.
  2. Food Processing Industry: Food Based Industry versus Non- Food Based; Location, Upstream, Downstream Requirements.
  3. Food Processing Industry: Forward, Backward Linkages; Food Processing Industry and Economic Development
  4. Food Processing Industry in India: Growth Drivers, FDI Policy, Investment Opportunities; Schemes Related to Food Processing Sector.
  5. Supply Chain Management in Indian Agriculture