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In a first, Kakatiya to spice up T'gana households

HYDERABAD: In a first, Telangana will immediately promote masala components utilized in each and every family for cooking beneath a brand new brand ‘Kakatiya’ quickly. The horticulture department has roped in Mysuru-based Central Food Technological Research Institute (CPTRI) to increase support to the state executive in setting up a spice processing plant at Dulapally in Medchal district.

Senior officers mentioned CPTRI had submitted a detailed venture report (DPR) to the government. “We acquired processing generation from the CPTRI as we need to make sure that the most efficient merchandise for the folk. Our goal is to see that three.five crore inhabitants in Telangana should taste all the masalas beneath Kakatiya brand,” L Venkataram Reddy, commissioner, horticulture, told TOI.

The plan is to promote Kakatiya merchandise through the (PDS) so that BPL and other deprived sections may have access to adulterationfree kitchen components. “The merchandise can also be to be had in open market and tremendous bazaars,” an legit mentioned.

As in keeping with the DPR, the price of venture was put at Rs 26 crore. The merchandise which might be offered beneath Kakatiya are: turmeric powder, chilli powder, garlic paste, garlic ginger paste, tamarind powder, tamarind paste and coriander powder.

The produce to procedure these merchandise can be procured immediately through the horticulture department from three,000 farmers throughout Telangana. Turmeric can be procured from Nizamabad and Armoor, chilli from Mahbubabad, ginger from Zaheerabad and Armoor and tamarind from Vikarabad and Nagarkurnool. Telangana accounts for more than 13% of general turmeric production within the nation.

Senior officers mentioned tribal corporations would also be occupied with procuring the produce. It is estimated that Rs 100 crore value produce can be procured immediately from the farmers and the government can be paying 10-15% further to acquire the most efficient produce.

The merchandise branded beneath Kakatiya can be charged as they are charged in the market. The department also promised that every one Kakatiya merchandise can be free of adulteration.

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