The mega food park promoted by Smart Agro Food Park Pvt Ltd would cost 108.95 crore and will be set up in 78 acres at Lakkampally and Chimrajpally village in Nizamabad. The Centre has sanctioned two more mega food parks to be set up in Khammam and Mahboobnagar districts in the state.
Speaking on the occasion, Badal said: "Timely completion of this mega food park project will not only provide a big boost in growth of food processing infrastructure in Telangana but also help in providing better prices to farmers, reduce wastage of perishables, add value to agri-product and create huge opportunities for entrepreneurship and employment."
The Nizamabad mega food park will have a strong backward linkage and three Primary Processing Centres will be set up at Medchal, Medak and Nalgonda, an official statement said. On completion, the park will have multi commodity storage capacity of 5,000 tonnes, raw material warehouse
facility, finished goods warehouse unit, grain silos with capacity of 5,000 tonnes and deep freeze unit for 500 tonnes and turmeric processing unit with a capacity of 20 tonnes per day besides a modern food testing lab, she added.

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