New entrepreneurs will be encouraged by the government to set up agro-based food processing plants under the Agro Industrial Corridor. For this, single window facility will be made available to the entrepreneurs.
There is good news for the farmers of Tamil Nadu. the state government Kaveri Delta Region to promote agriculture in great plan has made. Thanjavur will be developed as a regional startup hub by the Tamil Nadu Startup and Innovation Mission. This will provide employment to thousands of people and the income of the farmers will also increase. Along with this, farming will become easier for the farmers of this area than before.
According to the report of The Hindu, in the last agriculture budget, it was announced to make the area between Tiruchirappalli and Nagapattinam an agro industrial corridor. Along with this, the state government had also prepared a detailed project report to develop this area. Actually, the state government believes that after developing this area as an agro-industrial corridor, the income of the farmers here will increase. Along with this, employment opportunities will also be created.
This is how development will happen under Agro Industrial Corridor
According to the information, new entrepreneurs will be encouraged by the government to set up agro-based food processing plants under this agro industrial corridor. Along with this, they will also be given good transportation facility to deliver their products in the market. For this, single window facility will be made available to the entrepreneurs. At the same time, Agriculture Minister MRK Panneerselvam has said that in the agriculture budget of 2023-24, new industrial estates will be developed with general facilities for storage, processing and marketing.
The special thing is that through the Agro Industrial Corridor, an amount of Rs 1,000 crore will be spent on projects in various sectors related to agriculture. This will give wings of development in these areas.
Rs 230 crore will be spent on agriculture
Let us tell you that on Tuesday, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister MRK Panneerselvam presented the Agriculture Budget 2023-24. Presenting the budget, he had said that in this Kharif season, 27.23 lakh metric tonnes of paddy was procured from 3.73 lakh farmers. In lieu of this, an amount of Rs 5,778 crore was released. However, this time the state government has allocated Rs 2,337 crore as its share in the premium subsidy for crop insurance. At the same time, Rs 230 crore will be spent for the development of 2,504 villages in the state under the Kalaignarin All Village Integrated Agriculture Development Program.