Asia, India, Telangana
30 Jan 21
TRIBAL WELFARE MINISTER INAUGURATES WOMEN-LED PROCESSING UNITS IN BHADRACHALAM AND KHAMMAM
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
Innovation systems for the Drylands, Agribusiness & innovation Platform
Ms. Satyavathi Rathod, Minister for Scheduled Tribes, Women and Child Welfare, Telangana, inaugurated a women-run moringa (drumstick) processing unit in Mucharala village of Khammam district and a dry mix (ready-to-cook foods) unit in Bhadrachalam on Saturday. Both the units are wholly owned by tribal women, who were trained in food processing and entrepreneurship at ICRISAT. Sri Lakshmi Ganapathy Dry Mix Unit will supply ready-to-cook Jowar meal (Upma mix) and ready-to-cook multigrain meal (Khichidi mix) to government nutrition programs and anganwadis in the tribal region. Sri Rama Moringa Processing Industry will sell moringa powder in markets.
30 Jan 21