Entrepreneurial Skill Development through Aonla Processing in Punjab, India

Manoj Kumar Mahawar, Kirti Jalgaonkar, Dattatreya Kadam, Prasad Chavan


Indian economy is predominantly dependent on agriculture and allied sectors as they are the important source of raw material and demand for many industrial products. As one among the allied sector, food processing sector is nowadays gaining attention amid entrepreneurs across the country. Famer’s interest as an entrepreneur is constantly increasing in terms of investment which creates a promising atmosphere for affluent growth of food processing industry. Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Govt. of India is a wing which is actively engaged in promoting entrepreneurial activities in fruits and vegetables processing sector. However, there exists a definite demand to attract the small and marginal farmers to avail this entrepreneurship facility so that it can help in improving their livelihood and become a source of their family income. This particular case study is a representation of facilities availed by some entrepreneurs in ICAR-CIPHET Abohar for aonla processing. Such kind of information may become a source of encouragement for the farmers who are having a desire to promote themselves as farmer cum businessman.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22158/fsns.v1n1p23


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