The move to launch fruit juices comes after the Amul strengthened its portfolio with chocolate based products in past couple of years.
The renewed scheme was expected to include non-basmati rice from husked brown rice, parboiled rice and broken rice.
More than 62% of the population of Andhra Pradesh are dependent on agriculture, and lack access to irrigation systems or other technologies to help them improve their productivity and income.
Aggarwal said orders have also increased from the food processing sector.
The program will also expand its reach through innovative mass media and advocacy campaigns.
Aquaponic and hydroponic methods of agriculture are gaining popularity at a time when traditional farming is becoming non-remunerative, water increasingly scarce and soil less fertile.
In the spot market, wheat prices were hovering around Rs 1,800 a quintal.
Milk production may be 2% lower this summer compared to last year and various states have started giving a bonus of Rs 2-5 a litre to the farmers to ensure steady supply.
Traders and wholesalers of Uttar Pradesh said gur prices increased Rs 70-100 per quintal over the past one week.
Corn, or maize, is the third largest cereal crop in the country after rice and wheat.
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