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Environment Minister launches women-owned food processing unit in Telangana 

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Resource ID

18600

Access

Open

Contributed by

B.Muralidhar

Topics

Gender, Nutrition

Systems

Farming Systems

Locations

Asia, India, Telangana

CSR Activity

No

Global Date

06 Nov 20

Title

Environment Minister launches women-owned food processing unit in Telangana

Keywords

Telangana Tribal Women, First-Generation Entrepreneurs, Nutritious foods, Food processing unit, Utnoor, Peanut Chikki Industries, TRICOR, Agribusiness and Innovation Platform, Joint Liability Groups, Empowering women, Smart Food products, Nutritional security

Language

English

New ICRISAT Research Programs

Innovation systems for the Drylands, Agribusiness & innovation Platform

Story Partners

Integrated Tribal Development Agencies, Tribal Women-led Joint Liability Groups, Girijan Cooperative Society, Anganwadis (Ministry of Women and Child Development)

Author/Key contact

Dr Kiran K Sharma

Story Source

ICRISAT Happenings 1879-3, 6 November 2020

Type

Science

URL/Link

https://www.icrisat.org/environment-minister-launches-women-owned-food-processing-unit-in-telangana/

Description

ICRISAT-led project transforms tribal women into first-generation entrepreneurs by helping them produce healthy, nutritious foods from dryland crops. Mr Allola Indrakaran Reddy, Minister for Endowment, Law, Forest and Environment, Telangana, recently inaugurated a food processing unit owned and run by women, in Utnoor, Telangana. The Komaram Bheem Peanut Chikki Industries that the minister opened is wholly owned by first-generation tribal entrepreneurs. The unit will supply to government nutrition programs and anganwadis in the tribal region.

Date (Date published/released/created if known)

06 Nov 20

CGIAR Research Program

GLDC

SDG

01-No_Poverty, 02-Zero_Hunger, 05-Gender_Equality, 08-Decent_Work_and_Economic_Growth, 17-Partnerships_For_The_Goals

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