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22-August-2017

Various Agricultural Schemes Available in the state of Meghalaya


Meg Cold Storage

Plant Layout

Mechanical Refrigerator System

Storage of Horticulture Produce

Establishment of Cold Storage to provide refrigerated storage and preservation facilities for fruits, vegetables & flowers in the State. This will also cater to the needs of the existing fruit processing unit at Shillong and provide Cold Chain facilities to domestic markets.

Potato, Pineapple, Ginger, Citrus fruits, Flowers and Vegetables are the principal raw materials to be stored and preserved in the MEG COLD STORAGE, Mawiong.


PLANT LAYOUT         top

Capacity - 1000 MT
Cold Storage Chambers-3 nos
Machine & Generator room
Office & Store
Condenser unit
Ante Room

MECHANICAL REFRIGERATOR SYSTEM USING AMMONIA AS REFRIGERANT         top

Compressor
Electric Motor
Oil seperator
Condenser
Receiver
Float value
Evaporator
Accumulator
Piping and Control
Water pump

STORAGE OF HORTICULTURE PRODUCE:         top

Commodity Temperature 0C Relative Humidity % Shelf life according
to storage conditions
FRUITS
Banana 10 - 14 90 - 95 2 - 4 Weeks
Litchi 1 - 2 90 - 95 3 - 5 Weeks
Orange 0 - 1 85 - 90 8 - 12 Weeks
Papaya 6 - 7 85 - 90 1 - 3 Weeks
Pears -2 - 0 90 8 - 28 Weeks
Pineapples 6 - 12 85 - 90 2 - 4 Weeks
VEGETABLES
Potato 3 - 4 90 28 - 32 Weeks
Cabbage 0 90 - 95 12 - 16 Weeks
Cucumber 4 - 7 90 - 95 10 - 15 Days
Mushroom 0 90 3 - 4 Days
Peas 0 90 - 95 1 - 3 Weeks
Tomato 13 - 15 90 - 95 1 - 2 Weeks