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    23rd Aug, 2020
  • The Ministry of Tribal Affairs have e-launched the tertiary processing centres of TRIFOOD Project of TRIFED.
  • Its aim is to enhance the income of tribals through better utilization and value addition to the Minor Forest Produce (MFPs) collected.
  • The initiative is being implemented by TRIFED, Ministry of Tribal Affairs in association with Ministry of Food Processing (MoFPI),
  • To achieve the aim of TRIFOOD, two Minor Forest Produce (MFP) processing units will be set up.
  • This will significantly help in reviving the economic conditions of tribal food gatherers.
  • The project will help in promoting tribal entrepreneurship.
  • TRIFED works on the following initiatives: Van Dhan Yojana, Van Dhan Internship Programme, Tech for Tribals program, TRIFOOD Scheme, Development of Value Chain, Tribal fairs etc.
  • TRIFED started the procurement and marketing of tribal art and craft items through its first retail outlet called TRIBES INDIA in New Delhi in 1999.
  • TRIFED has launched its own Virtual office on its Foundation Day, August 6, 2020.

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