DSIR-Satellite Skill Centre(SSC)

Sanctioned Amount - 63.14 lakhs
Duration - 3 years.
Beneficiaries 30/batch, 1 year 4 batches (totally - 360 beneficiaries)

Objectives of the project

  • To identify rural women in the selected project area (Annur block of Coimbatore district and to provide proposed skill trainings (hands-on))
  • Mechanised technology to produce potential food – “resistant starch from banana” and utilization of its byproducts
  • To obtain Ready to Cook (RTC) extruded products from banana and multi- millets
  • Developing Fortified Foods and Value-added products from banana and millets for special needs and malnourished
  • To provide capacity building, entrepreneurship promotion by providing incubation facility, marketing, financial linkages and handholding thereby improving the standard of living of the rural women.

Skill Satellite centre provides demonstration and training in the preparation of value added food products for special needs through extrusion technology and fortification of foods. Apart from imparting skills to the trainees, EDP programmes are also organised to develop entrepreneurial abilities to establish and successfully run their enterprise.

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