The concept includes all initiatives, practices, products and services that advance any step in the agricultural production process.
The MoS was replying to a question raised by Vemireddy Prabhakar Reddy in the Rajya Sabha on Friday.
Organised by the Rural Development Society (RDS), the programme will teach these women how to prepare different items such as regional snacks, pickles and papad.
The low-level bridge, which was constructed in 1960, washed away in flash floods in Noyyal on Saturday forcing authorities to suspend traffic.
Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari appreciated NABARD for its contributions to rural development and constant support and active involvement in the development of various sectors in the State.
After para-veterinary training, tribal youths have started functioning in the settlements of Ranni.
Coastal erosion in the village has been on the rise in the past few years, especially after the start of the construction of the mini harbour in December 2020.
Almost half of the total disbursed amount was for supporting paddy procurement operations with Rs 14,485 crore allocated for the purpose during the last financial year.
The State government on Monday announced an ambitious project to restore 33,290 hectares of degraded forest land in Tamil Nadu over the next five years.
A GI tag links a product to its place of origin, and also its unique production method and distinctive qualities, in effect promoting traditional products in the global market.
Pointing out that Tamil Nadu had just 42 GI-tagged products, and the process is underway for 29 more products, Assistant Collector Srutanjay Narayanan expressed concern.
The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development has agreed to extend initial loan assistance of Rs 119.8 crore for the development of six fishing harbour and fish landing centres.
To facilitate efficient and speedy implementation of budget announcements, the Government of India is holding a series of webinars across various key sectors, the Finance Ministry said in a statement.
During the seminar, the Chief Minister said the role of NABARD and other banks is quite prominent in the economic and social development of the State.