100% FDI decision in food processing sector will play a big role in doubling farmers’ income by 2022: Minister

New Delhi, Mar 15: Inaugurating the International Food and Hospitality Fair 2016, Union Food Processing Industries Minister, Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, said that the Budget decision to allow 100% FDI in multi-brand retail for food products produced and processed in India will play a catalytic role in leapfrogging Indian economy. She underlined that the decision pertains to FDI in 100% swadeshi and home-grown food.