How to Start Bajra Flour(Millet) Business?

The production of Bajra is highest in the North India but the demand and consumption of Bajra is in all India as well in other countries. In this article, We will tell you all the things related on how to start bajra flour business so as to make the dream of independent India come true.

Bajra has many advantages due to which there is high demand in Indian and international market for products which are made of Bajra. In today’s time, many people suffers from breath related problems, bajra helps to relieve all this problems. If we add some bajra in our daily food products like salad, millet flour chapati, then the complete package of nutrients present in bajra will increase our immunity and health.

Overview of Bajra Industry

There are many bajra products which are available in the market and have many benefits to their final products. If we use the nutrients filled bajra in the form of flour then it is very advantage to our good health and immunity. If you are thinking to start bajra flour business then this business can be profitablable and require less investment and area. In this article, you will get all the important information on how to start your own bajra flour business like

  • How bajra flour is made?
  • What are the technicalities?
  • What are the commercial requirements?
  • What is the scope of the Bajra industry?

Raw materials used to start bajra flour business?

To start bajra flour processing plant, you will require just one raw materials i.e Bajra. You can directly buy from the farmers or from the local market. The flour is made from the grinding the bajra and adding no extra preservative.

Machineries and equipment

To start the business you will require machineries and equipment like

  • 30″ Horizontal Chakki
  • Vibro Sifter
  • Centrifugal Fan


If you want to start the plant on the small scale then you can easily start the business on 1500 to 2000 Sq ft of area. For the large scale business, you would need 3500 to 4000 Sg ft of land. From which you will require

  • Approx. 1000 Sq ft for Material Processing
  • Approx. 1000 Sq ft for Raw Material Storage
  • Approx. 600 Sq ft for Finished Products
  • Approx. 500 Sq ft for Product Loading
  • Approx. 500 Sq ft for Unloading Loading for administer purpose.


To start this business you just require approx. 5 to 6 workers. You will need some skilled, unskilled, supervisor and other workers are also included. All these figures depend upon the size and production capacity of the plant.

Power Requirement

If you talk about power requirement, then you need a minimum of approx. 25 to 30 kW of electricity. For small scale business, the power requirement is approx. 10 to 15 kW of electricity.


Lets talk about the process of making flour from Bajra. First buy the raw material from local market or directly from the farmers. When the raw materials is collected then the next step is to clean section which remove all the dirt and metal particles from the bajra. When the bajra is cleaned completely, then it goes to milling section where it is grinned to make powder like material called bajra flour.

The flour is then transferred to plant shifter using blower and pipe where it is passed through small holes to remove all the other impurities. The complete process of making bajra flour is automated. To improve the quality, you can again make it pass through the small holes. Then the finished product is ready to pack in the package section of the plant. The flour is ready to sell in the market with the trademark and brand name.

Investment and profitability

The first question which arise when starting a business is the investment and the profit. To run the business in small scale with semi automatic machine then you require approx. 15 to 20 lakhs for all machineries and equipment. If you want to start a large scale business then the cost will be 35 to 40 lakhs for all requirements.

If you are running a small scale plant and using the 100% capacity and making 1000 Kg final product per day and selling at the market rate of Rs. 48 to 50 per Kg. Then the total production value will be 48000 to 50000. If you remove all the cost of raw materials and salaries of the employees then the profit will be 5000 to 6000 rupees per day. It means you can earn approx. 1.5 Lakhs to 1.8 Lakhs per month. All the figures depend on the your plant size and number of workers.

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License required

  • GST
  • Trademark


  • PM FME
  • Stand-up India

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