The training to farmers, which was earlier given in offline mode, is now available online and the sessions are uploaded on applications like YouTube and Spotify.
MRK Panneerselvam feels that the separate annual budget for agriculture has helped farmers get a feeling that the government is serious about their issues.
Farmers will be encouraged with assistance for activities starting from cultivation till marketing the produce with value addition.
The upcoming year will be declared the ‘Year of Millets’, said Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister MRK Panneerselvam in Thanjavur on Sunday.
The Chief Minister said at the function 5,000 beneficiaries are being given assistance and the assistance to the remaining beneficiaries would be given at their doorsteps in two days by the officials.
President of Tamil Nadu Farmers Protection Association informed that over 100 acres worth of drumsticks is lost due to substandard seeds.