New food processing centre coming

Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday granted Rs 49.32 lakh for setting up a Food Processing and Training Centre at the Dryland Agricultural Research Station (at Chettinad) of the TNAU in Sivaganga district.

Published: 09th October 2013 07:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th October 2013 07:58 AM   |  A+A-

Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday granted Rs 49.32 lakh for setting up a Food Processing and Training Centre at the Dryland Agricultural Research Station (at Chettinad) of the TNAU in Sivaganga district.

Quality checking of vegetables and fruits, packing, reducing workload by mechanisation of the food processing, producing value added products using agricultural wastes, providing training at village level for manufacturing cattle feed and fuel, increasing the production of food products having medicinal values, creating awareness about the importance of food processing and providing technical know how to the entrepreneurs would be part of the activities of the food processing centre at Chettinad.

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