A team of TRIFED officials led by MD, TRIFED , Shri Pravir Krishna visited the state of Karnatakaon 21st and 22rd January, 2021 to discuss the state of progress of tribal development programmes in place and to chalk up the path for expansion. In this regard, a meeting was taken by Shri B.S. Yediyurappa, the Chief Minister of Karnataka which was attended by ShPravirKrishna; Shri Laxmi Naryanan IAS (Retd) Advisor to Chief Minister of Karnataka;Dr. N. Nagambika Devi Additional Chief Secretary, Social Welfare Department and senior officers of Government of Karnataka and TRIFED.
A detailed plan for expansion of Tribal Enterprise Development program including 100 VDVKs, infrastructure under MSP for MFP (100 Haat Bazaars and 20 Godowns), 5 TRIFOOD Parks, 10 mini TRIFOOD units, 5 SFURTI clusters and 10 retail stores across the state was discussed during this meeting. The Chief Minister also assured his support in implementing all of TRIFED’s tribal development schemes in the state.
The TRIFED team also met with Mr. B. Sriramulu, Minister of Social Welfare Department, Government of Karnataka to detail out the plan for expansion of the tribal development schemes and sought his cooperation.