Food producers and distributors: Facing difficulties doing business? Send grievances to Govt
Ministry of Food Processing Industries(MoFPI) has set up grievance redressal cell to resolve problems of food processing industry during COVID-19 lockdown
Coronavirs Lockdown: Are you a producer or distributor of essential food products and finding it difficult to run operation amid Coronavirus Lockdown. The Ministry of Food Processing Industries(MoFPI) has set up grievance redressal cell to resolve problems of food processing industry during COVID-19 lockdown.
Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal in a tweet today said that industry members facing any problem in operations and distribution of food products could send their queries to email@example.com.
See the tweet:
To ensure the uninterrupted supply of foodstuff to people during #lockdown, @MOFPI_GOI has set up a Grievance Redressal Cell that will enable the hassle free operations of the food & food related industry. All queries related to industry be sent at firstname.lastname@example.org 1/2 pic.twitter.com/mNBrn5qmxD
— Harsimrat Kaur Badal (@HarsimratBadal_) March 26, 2020
A Business Immunity Platform www.investindia.gov.in/bip has been designed as a comprehensive resource to help business and investors get real-time support to ensure hassle free operations, she further said.
Earlier today, MoFPI Secretary Pushpa Subrahmanyam wrote a letter to Chief Secretaries of all states regarding need for continued functioning of food industry and their suppliers, a government release said.
The letter contained list of essential food products and their inputs, the release said.
In her letter, the secretary pointed out the need to ensure availability of raw materials, packaging materials, movement of trucks carrying them, functioning of warehouses & cold storage and availability of workers to work in factories, for smooth running of production and distribution work, the release said.
MoFPI Secretary further asked Chief Secretaries of states to instruct District Collectors, Police and Transport officials to enable continued functioning of food products factories, movement of their products and inputs/raw materials and allowing workers to attend these factories.
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