For organizing all India level seminars, workshops, fairs and exhibitions for food processing sector, grant in aid is extended @ 50% of the cost of the event or maximum Rs. 5 lakhs. In case, the event is sponsored/ co-sponsored by the Ministry or where Ministry is participating directly through any designated apex agency or through its Institutes in domestic/ international events, this limit would not apply.
Under the scheme component of Studies/ Surveys, the grant in aid shall be decided on merits of the proposal and nature of work to be executed or through bid process wherever applicable.
Under the scheme component of Advertisement & Publicity, financial assistance will be provided on actual cost basis. The cost would be determined by following due procedure.