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TRIBAL WELFARE MINISTER INAUGURATES WOMEN-LED PROCESSING UNITS IN BHADRACHALAM AND KHAMMAM 

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Resource ID

18804

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Contributed by

B.Muralidhar

Topics

Gender, Nutrition

Systems

Farming Systems

Locations

Asia, India, Telangana

CSR Activity

No

Global Date

30 Jan 21

Title

TRIBAL WELFARE MINISTER INAUGURATES WOMEN-LED PROCESSING UNITS IN BHADRACHALAM AND KHAMMAM

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

Story Source

https://www.icrisat.org/tribal-welfare-minister-inaugurates-women-led-processing-units-in-bhadrachalam-and-khammam/

Author/Key contact

SMCO staff

Publishing Location

Regional

Type

Science

Language

English

New

Innovation systems for the Drylands, Agribusiness & innovation Platform

URL/Link

https://www.icrisat.org/tribal-welfare-minister-inaugurates-women-led-processing-units-in-bhadrachalam-and-khammam/

Description

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.

Date (Date published/released/created if known)

30 Jan 21

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