New Delhi, 17 Nov 2022 | ANN
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Tomar inaugurated 30 Integrated Pack Houses across Haryana on Thursday. The pack houses have been built by FPOs (Farmers Producer Organization)
He said, Haryana govt has planned about 500 pack houses, and not just 100 pack houses in the state. Setting up of 100 pack houses will change the picture of Haryana, while 500 pack houses will bring revolution in the field of horticulture in the state.
What is a pack house?
A ‘pack house’ is used for temporarily storing, cleaning, grading, and packing the farm produce. Ideally, a ‘pack house’ should be 30 feet in length and 20 feet in breadth with a minimum surface area of 600 sq. m having galvanized iron, asbestos, or concrete roof. It should have cement flooring, six windows and two double doors.