NABARD proposes to set up meat and egg processing units in Gujarat.

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), in the state’s emphasis document for the financial year 2024-25, has proposed to set up meat and egg processing units in Gujarat for value-added products like chicken samosas and steaks. and momos. The emphasis document officially released in Gandhinagar on Thursday said, “To increase the utilization and demand of meat from other states, setting up meat processing units for value-added products like chicken samosas, patties and momos, which are in high demand in the market as edible products, can be considered.

NABARD has also proposed to increase goat and sheep breeding infrastructure in the state. Like meat, NABARD has also proposed to set up processing. centers for egg. edible products. It proposed to promote contract farming to develop the poultry sector in rural areas.

Egg production in Gujarat to decline marginally by 3.6 percent in 2022-23 The state produced 18,789 lakh eggs in 2022-23 The state has 12.84 lakh -desi chickens from domestic poultry and 55.67 lakh reared birds from commercial poultry farms.

Write that the focus paper projects an 18 percent growth in Gujarat’s primary sector credit potential between 2024 and 2025. “The primary sector credit potential of Gujarat for 2024-25 is ₹ 3.52 billion, an increase of 18.29 per cent over last year,” the paper said. Of Gujarat’s total credit potential, ₹ 1.8 crore is earmarked for small and medium enterprises, ₹ 1.42 crore for agriculture and allied sectors and the rest for other priority sectors.

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