Bihar is one of the fastest growing states in India. During the period 2005-06 to 2014-15, the GSDP of Bihar at constant prices grew annually at 10.5 percent, which is one of the highest among all major Indian states.
Access to ports such as Kolkata and Haldia and to raw material sources and mineral reserves from the neighbouring States.
Bihar is primarily an agrarian state and is one of the largest producers of vegetables and fruits in India.
Food processing, dairy, manufacturing, healthcare are some of the fastest growing industries in the state.
The State Government, in the last few years, have sanctioned a sum of INR 1650+ crore to Bihar Industrial Area Development Authority (BIADA), for land acquisition to ensure rapid creation of the land bank and industrial areas.
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Total length of National Highways in the state
Bihar, fundamentally an agrarian economy, has a large agricultural and animal production base offering abundant supply of raw material to be processed for human consumption.
The State offers a substantial opportunity for the food processing industry and is expected to play a leading role in the industrialization drive of this state. Some of the strategic advantages in this sector across key product offerings arelisted below.
The production level of cereals in the state has grown annually at 5.65% in the last 5 years i.e. 2010-11 to 2014-15. Total cereal production of the state was 143.21 lakh tonnes in 2014-15 which is one of the largest in the country.
Some of the major products of the state are-Rice: 82.41 lakh tonnes; Wheat: 35.70lakh tonnes; Maize: 24.78 lakh tonnes Pulses: 4.28lakh tonnes; and Oilseeds: 1.27 lakh tonnes.
Bihar has the highest maize productivity amongst all the Indian states.
Bihar ranks first among all the Indian states in terms of vegetable production. The total vegetable production in the state was 144.99 lakh tonnes in 2014-15.
Some of the major vegetables produced in the state are Potato: 63.46 lakh tonnes; Onion: 12.47 lakh tonnes; Cauliflower: 10.03 lakh tonnes; and Tomato: 10.46 lakh tonnes. Other vegetables such as cabbage, okra, carrot, and pea are also grown in the state which can be used for commercial processing.
Some of the major fruits producedin the state are-Banana: 15.27 lakh tonnes; Mango: 12.72 lakh tonnes; Guava: 3.7lakh tonnes; and Litchi: 1.98lakh tonnes.
The state is well known-in India and in international markets - for its litchi produce, which presents a potential opportunity to set up unitsfor litchi pulp, juice, pulp slab, nectar, jam, jelly,etc.
Makhana/Gorgon Nut is an exclusive offering of the state and has a strong potential to be placed in the wellness food category and can fetch premium pricing if marketed, appropriately.
Makhana/ Gorgon Nut is quite nutritive and compares well with fish/ mutton in terms of protein content. In China, raw makhana seed powder is considered to be an essential ingredient of baby food.
The total livestock population in the state is 329.38 lakh and it is expected to grow significantly.
Approximately 52% of the total livestock population is that of milch animals, with a cow population of 122.31lakh, goat population of 121.53 lakh and buffalo population of 75.67 lakh.
Milk is one of the most important food productof the state with an average production of 79.172 lakh tonnes/ day, and this presents a sizeable processing opportunity
Large population of buffalo, goat and poultry presents a significantly large opportunity for meat processing
The state has a total water area of 10, 71, 000 hectaresor 26, 77, 000 acres. This includes ponds (95,000 hectares), oxbow lake (9,000 hectares), reservoirs (26,000 hectares) and wetland (9.41 lakh hectares). The total river length in the state is approximately 3,200 km. The huge water wealth of the state presents gainful opportunity for fresh fish processing facilities/units. In 2014-15, the average fish production in the State from various water bodies was 5 lakh tonnes/ annum.
Bihar is the 4th largest producer of honey in the country and produces approximately 6,500 tonnesper annum. Honey is becoming an important ingredient in today‘s worldand is placed in the wellness food category. This product has the potential to be the first choice amongst the 1st generation entrepreneurs due to low investment requirement and higher revenue potential.
|SPV/IA Name||District||Name & Contact Details of Key Contact person of SPV/IA||Total Land Area(In Acre)||Total Leasable Area (In Acre)||Leasable Area Available (In Acre)||Focus Crops||Sector||Status|
|Pristine Mega Food Park Pvt Ltd||Khagaria||
||70||39||18.875||Mango, Litchi, Banana, Papaya, Pineapple, Guava, Potato, Onion, Cauliflower, Brinjal, Tomato, Peas, Rice, Maize, Wheat, Makhana||Fruits & vegetables, Food grains||Under Implementation|
|M/s Shreekangan Food Park||Mr Subhash Kumar,
|Agapur, PS Mansurchak, Sub- Division Teghra, Distt. Begusarai, Bihar||Under Implementation|
|Project||District||Sector||Milk/Storage Processing (Lakh Litre Per Day)||Total Capacity of
Cold Storage/ CA/MA Storage/
Frozen Store (Lakh MT)
|Reefer carriers & Tanker (Nos)||Status|
|Ganga Dairy Ltd.||Begusarai||Dairy||1.30||0.000||-||Completed|
|Mahua Cooperative Cold Storage Limited||Vaishali||F&V||-||0.035||5||Under Implementation|
|RK Agri Biz LLP||Muzaffarpur||F&V||-||0.000||2||Reported Completion of Project|
|Shalimar Cold Storage||Patna||F&V||-||0.048||2||Under Implementation|
|ABZ Agro Pvt Ltd||Kishanganj||Meat||-||0.366||3||Under Implementation|
|Saran Dairy Producer Company Limited||Gopalganj||Dairy||0.50||0.000||5||Under Implementation|
|Central Warehousing Corporation||Central Warehouse, Munger, APMC Yard, Safiabad, Distt-Munger||-||15866|
|Janhavi Promoters Private Limited||Avyn Enterprises Private Limited, Warehouse no.2,Plot no. 203,204 , Garhbanaili, Purnia , Distt-Purnia||-||7320|
|National Collateral Management Services Limited||National Collateral Management Services Limited, Jiwarpur Kumhira, Distt-Samastipur||-||14879|
|Arya Collateral Warehousing Services Pvt Ltd||Ram Nandan Roy WH, Godown No. 1,2 &3, Khata No 462,Mauja- Abdulla Nagar, Gulabbagh, Distt-Purnia||9871768769||6037|
|National Collateral Management Services Limited||Meena devi Sancheti Wh, Located at Purnea, Khata No:-171,100 Khasra No: 259,219,222, Mauza:Fatehpur Near NH-57, Araria Road, Kasba, Purnea, Bihar, Distt-Purnia||-||5406|
|National Collateral Management Services Limited||National Collateral Management Services Limited,NH-57, Araria Road, Khasra No. 440, 441, 442, 447, 448 and 449, Distt-Purnia||-||17136|
|Janhavi Promoters Private Limited||Arun kumar agarwal,Khata No. – 40, Khasra No. - 14, Mouza - Sarochia, Post- Garhbanaili, Purnea, Bihar – 854325, Distt-Purnia||-||2833|
|ERGOS BUSINESS SOLUTIONS PRIVATE LIMITED||Shree Durga Warehouse, At – Nayanagar, Hasanpur, Distt-Samastipur||9916129045||2200|
|ERGOS BUSINESS SOLUTIONS PRIVATE LIMITED||RAMASHANKAR WAREHOUSE, SORMAR, KALYANPUR, Distt-Samastipur||9916129045||919|
|22.||Munger||Lemon Grass (Aromatic Plant)|
|38.||West Champaran||Sugarcane Products|
|Policy & Incentives||Description|
|Name of Policy||
|Single Window Clearance System||
All new units shall be eligible for 100% reimbursement of the electricity duty on power including captive power consumed by the same unit or exported to the BSPHCL from the date of commencement of commercial production for a period of 5 years subject to the overall limit defined above. Electricity duty exemption will not be available on captive power exported to entities other than BSPHCL.
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