Agricultural Marketing and Agricultural Business
Food Processing Policy
Tamil Nadu is one of the bigger States of the country with an area of 1,30,058 sq. Kms and a population of 72 million as per 2011 census. The State has a coastline of 1076 Kms and its climatic conditions are basically tropical and subtropical. There are 7 Agro climatic Zones suitable for cultivation of 2 various crops.
It is proposed to establish Food Parks / Agro Processing Clusters in 8 locations of Tamil Nadu viz., Ariyalur, Perambalur, Karur, Nagapattinam, Dharmapuri, Ramanathapuram, Tiruvarur and Tenkasi in 2020-21 through Ministry of Food Processing Industries grant under PMKSY.
Supply Chain Management Project
Supply Chain Management Project is going to be extended to 8 more Districts viz., Salem, Erode, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Tiruvannamalai, Cuddalore, Villupuram and Karur.
Strengthening of Regulated Market systems to integrate non conventional groups like FPOs, FIGs and FPGs