Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev’s Rs 634 crore Patanjali Food and Herbal Park in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh is expected to employ 33,400 people.
The park would come up on a 172.84 acre site at Chinnaraopalli village, according to a release from the chief minister’s office. It will have core processing facilities including cold storage with blast freezer, grading packing facility for spices and warehouse.
Ramdev met chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu Thursday afternoon and discussed the project, it said.
Core processing facilities including cold storage with blast freezer, grading packing facility for spices and grains and dry warehouse would come up at the park.
An anchor unit for juice extraction, with a capacity of 1500 tonnes per day, would also be set up with an investment of Rs 45.20 crore.
In order to benefit farmers of the region juice, biscuit, noodles, frozen vegetables, and spices processing units are likely to be set up in the park.