New Delhi: According to the press release, The inauguration of the first Spices Park in Rajasthan for processing of seed spices like cumin, coriander and fennel will be commissioned on Saturday, April 7, 2012 in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The Park will be inaugurated by the Union Commerce and Industry Minister, Mr Anand Sharma in the presence of the Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Mr Ashok Gehlot.
The Park is set up in an area of 60.07 acres of land provided by the Rajasthan Government free of cost in the Rampura Bhatia Village of Ozian Tehsil, near Jodhpur. The Spice Park has common infrastructure and processing facilities for Seed Spices, especially for Cumin and Coriander which are widely grown in the State. The machinery in the Park is capable for processing of seed spices like fennel and fenugreek, which are quite ample in this region.
A full line processing facility with a capacity to turn out two tonnes per hour has in-built facilities for pre-cleaning, grading, colour sorting, grinding and packing of spices. The Spice processing facilities available at Spice Park are at par with the international standards.