Bihar pitches for its Third Mega Food Park in Rohtas

Bihar Government is pitching for establishing its third Food Park in Rohtas, after those in Khagaria and Bhagalpur. Uttar Pradesh based JVL Group has shown interest in setting up a new mega food park in the state. Bihar government is now waiting for clearance from Ministry of Food Processing (MoFP) to proceed on this matter.

Under the new Roadmap of Agro Development, Bihar plans to set up 3 Food Parks, against the Central Limit of 2 for most states. The Government plans to use Bihar’s Backwardness as a Criteria for getting an Additional Food Park granted.

Food Parks facilitate end-to-end food processing with beneficial forward and backward linkages. On par with software parks, the Food parks are equipped with Central Processing Centre and Primary Processing Centres. These aim to be pioneering infrastructure enabler and facilitator for the Food Processing Industry.

The Food Parks provide state-of-the-art food processing infrastructure designed as per global standards and develop a veritable market place with common facilities on the lines of a software park or a textile park.

The Food Parks provide world-class facilities for pulping, IQF, bottling, tetra packing, modular cold storage, warehousing and advanced testing lab. It enables basic and supply chain infrastructure, cluster farming and is ably backed by field collection centers, self help groups and individual farmers. Food Parks empower food industry with state-of-the-art infrastructure and quality raw material sourcing.

These provide various facilities to food processors, farmers, retailers and exporters, thus help in fast growth of food processing industries. The key benefits to these stake-holders are:


Food Processors Farmers
Developed plot in the MegaFood Park on lease with Power, Water, and ETP facilities
Cutting edge processing facilities in CPC
Reap benefits of power cost, common facilities, testing, government support
Avail of backward and forward linkage benefits
Increase profitability


Sell produce to collection centres
Benefit from higher pricing
Avail of information regarding seed and other best practices
Improve product quality
Reduce losses through best practices in handling and packing
Avail of primary processing facilities, Cold Storages, Ripening Chambers, and Ware houses


Retail Chains MNC Exporters
Avail of good quality produce
Avail standardized products
Benefit from quality assurance from our testing labs
Benefit from good transportation facilities viz reefer trucks and vans
Avail of labeling, packing facilities at mega park
Satisfy your customer through good product


Avail good quality product from producers
Be sure of product quality through food chain
Quality assurance provided