Union Minister for Food Processing Industries,Harsimrat Kaur Badal has recently laid the foundation stone for a mega foodpark at a cost of Rs 800 crore. The food park is coming up at Lakkampallyvillage in Nizamabad district of Telangana State. The initial investment wouldbe Rs 110 crore. First phase would include development of 30 units spread over78 acre. Smart Agro Food Park is the special purpose vehicle created toimplement this project by non resident Indians. The Food Park is likely tocommence operation by June 2017 providing facilities such as cold storage, deepfreeze, warehouse for raw material / finished goods, silos, turmeric processingfacility, quality control and food testing lab.