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Jun 03, 2020
6:12PM

Tamil Nadu Govt starts implementation of Rs. 300-crore Rural Rejuvenation Scheme

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In Tamil Nadu, the State Government has started implementing a Rs. 300-crore Rural Rejuvenation Scheme to ensure sustained economic growth in rural areas.

The scheme had been announced taking into consideration the continued stoppage of various economic activity because of COVID-19 lockdown.

Accordingly, each district in the state has been allocated around Rs. 10 crore to evolve development programmes taking into consideration the purely regional and local factors.

Under the scheme, Cauvery Delta region districts have started planning largely agriculture oriented schemes.

The loan-cum-subsidy rejuvenation scheme is turning beneficial to about 1,100 women members of Self-Help Groups who will be able to avail of a one time capital loan also.

Various Farmers Production Centres, which play a vital role in the economy of the Delta region, also are being provided subsidy- cum-loans to kick start the farm to family agricultural economic chain of activity.

In addition, about 200 labourers who had gone to other states for jobs and returned to their home states are also being helped under the rejuvenation scheme.
 

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