TRIFOOD Scheme is a joint initiative of Ministry of Food Processing Industry, Ministry of Tribal Affairs and TRIFED. Under this scheme a tertiary value addition center will be set up in Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh and Raigad in Maharashtra at a cost of approximately Rs.11 crores.
TRIFOOD Scheme, implemented in the backdrop of VanDhan Yojana will promote value addition to Minor Forest Produce (MFP). The units are envisaged to be professionally operated by reputed food processors who will operate the facilities for a designated period of time under the overall administrative control of TRIFED so that
the assets created are efficiently commercially utilised as per its installed capacities and designed
objectives. In the process creating local employment opportunities for the tribal communities and
providing entrepreneurial opportunities in terms of raw material linkages to the units.
About 25% of total raw materials is expected to be sourced locally from the identified Vandhan SHGs/Vandhan
Kendras in the catchment areas as per the grade and quantity requirement, consistently for period of 5 years.
Commodities to be Processed
Mahua, Amla, Jamun, Custard Apple ,Cashew, Tamarind, Ginger, Garlic & Other Fruits & Vegetables
Project outlay (In Lakhs)
Jagdalpur - 507.70
Raigad - 658.81
Livelihood Generation Potential from TRIFOOD Projects
2.5 lakh tribal gatherers. (1.5 lakhs in Jagdalpur, Chattisgarh & 1 lakh in Raigad, Maharashtra)