GRAAM undertook a social business project with the assistance of NABARD financial services limited (NABFINS) to facilitate a group of ragi (a small millet) producers from Jagankote Haadi in H.D Kote taluk of Mysuru district. We helped develop value added products from ragi to sustain ragi production and create perennial employment.GRAAM undertook a social business project with the assistance of NABARD financial services limited (NABFINS)tofacilitateagroupofragi(asmallmillet) producers from Jagankote Haadi in H.D Kote taluk of Mysuru district. helped develop value added productsfromragitosustainragiproductionandcreate perennialemployment.
objective of this programme was to use ragi- based food products and
nutritional supplements to tackle nutritional deficiency in children and also
aid economic empowerment of women along with local sourcing to help farmers.
GRAAM helped develop a system for producing ragi- based food products in a cost effective
and hygienic manner.
Local markets for ragi
products were created
as a supplementary solution
for nutritional problems faced by local communities
Project Result / Accomplishments:
A study was then conducted on the “Socio- Economic Condition and Nutrition Status of the Tribal Households from HD Kote Taluk of Mysuru District, Karnataka” to understand the impact of this initiative on the local community.