Tamil Nadu to get help from Centre for setting up mega food park
Chennai, Aug 13 (KNN) A mega food park will be established in Tamil Nadu for which the Union Government will provide investment subsidy to entrepreneurs, said, Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Rameswar Teli at the inauguration of the second edition of ‘Vibrant Tamil Nadu’ in Madurai.
“This is a unique platform for exporters from the state to enter into inter-state and international business contracts,” said S. Rethinavelu, Creative Head of the Expo.
Teli said, “The Tamil Nadu Chamber Foundation has organized a four-day international exhibition on food products and kitchen equipment. Farmers have setup nearby 200 stalls, food processing entrepreneurs and traders from across the State. There is a separate wing having 60 stalls for startups."
According to K. Thirupathi Rajan, Chairman of the Expo, "Delegates from more than 20 countries, especially the Tamil diaspora from the fields of hotels, supermarkets, catering services, food processing, manufacturing, and merchant exports, will take part in the event."
Revenue Minister R.B. Udhayakumar, Theni MP O.P. Raveendranath Kumar and MLAs from Melur, Usilampatti and Sholavandan took part in the inaugural.