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Piyush Goyal reviews modernization of CWC, calls for capacity addition

Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Piyush Goyal has asked the Central Warehouse Corporation (CWC) to double its warehouse storage capacity by the end of 2023 from the current 125 lakh metric tonnes (LMT). Reviewing the modernization plan of CWC on Tuesday, Goyal asked CWC to do a business of Rs 10,000 crore by the financial year 2024-25. According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Goyal said that tariff rationalization and setting of warehouses should be done independently by the CWC without any bureaucratic interference.

The Minister has regularly given CWC fire, earthquake, in all its warehouses. Instructed to conduct a “safety audit” for theft and accidents. He said that the CWC should build modern silos for storing wheat and rice across the country, so that “maximum grain” can be stored in the country for maximum time. Goyal asked the corporation to “create more cold chain facilities for storage of onions, potatoes and tomatoes in coordination with Nafed”. He suggested that CWC should prepare a masterplan for upgrading all its 423 warehouses.

He said that the maximum decision-making powers for operations should be delegated to the CWC. He asked the CWC to focus on building cold chain storage in the country on a priority basis. . Build more cold chain facilities for potato and tomato storage. ” He suggested that CWC should prepare a masterplan for upgrading all its 423 warehouses. He said that the maximum decision-making powers for operations should be delegated to the CWC. He asked the CWC to focus on building cold chain storage in the country on a priority basis. . Build more cold chain facilities for potato and tomato storage. ” He suggested that CWC should prepare a masterplan for upgrading all its 423 warehouses. He said that the maximum decision-making powers for operations should be delegated to the CWC. He asked the CWC to focus on building cold chain storage in the country on a priority basis. .