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West Bengal: Assistance For Cold Chain Development And Processing Of Value Added Products

The ongoing urbanization has changed the way of living and cooking style of people particularly in metropolitan cities. Consumers who want to eat fish are finding it difficult to get clean and hygienic fish in their apartments/house owing to lack of knowledge, cleaning space, waste disposal system and time. Hence, ready to eat and ready to cook products are need of the day. So West Bengal Govt. and NFDB are providing loan for setting cold chains and for processing centers.

Beneficiaries:

  • All entrepreneurs including individuals firms, companies, registered associations, and registered societies through commercial banks
  • Fisheries Federations and Corporations are also eligible for availing the benefits of the scheme.

Type of Assistance:

  • The NFDB’s assistance would be in the form of 40% soft loan at 5% interest rate to Entrepreneurs through banks.
  • Fisheries Federations and Corporations can avail the loan assistance directly from NFDB.

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