Tamil Nadu Rural Transformation Project (TNRTP) is an innovative World Bank assisted Project that aims at rural transformation through strategies that look beyond poverty alleviation by building sustainability and prosperity of rural communities through rural enterprise promotion, access to finance and employment opportunities in the selected blocks of Tamil Nadu.
The Project will build on existing institutional capital and investments made by TNEPRP, TNSRLM and NRLP.
The Project will be operational in 120 blocks covering 3,994 village panchayats spread across 31 districts of Tamil Nadu.
The proposed Project Development Objectives (PDO) are to promote rural enterprises, access to finance, and create employment opportunities in selected blocks of Tamil Nadu.
The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu has launched the Covid-19 Assistance Package (CAP), a first of its kind rapid response initiative in the entire country on 28TH May 2020 for reinvigorating rural economy amidst Covid-19 Pandemic.
Launched the Covid-19 Assistance Package (CAP), a first of its kind rapid response initiative in the entire country on 28TH May 2020 for reinvigorating rural economy amidst Covid-19 Pandemic.
An enterprise owned by an individual or more than one individual in partnership.
Producers who are primarily engaged in farm, off farm and non- farm sectors that are already identified and mobilized into Producer Groups (PGs).
Producers who are primarily engaged in farm, off farm and non- farm sectors that are already identified and mobilized into Enterprise groups (EGs).
Producer Collective is a formal higher level collective of Producers for aggregation, value addition, marketing and service provisioning for economies of scale.
Individual (Differently abled and vulnerable) must belong to the TNRTP implementing block and should have been involved in an enterprise at least for 6 months.
CAP will support Nano and Micro enterprises in rural areas that are facing a crisis owing to the reduced economic activities and changed business scenario from COVID-19 and the lockdown. Interested and Eligible entrepreneur / enterprise shall apply here with relevant documents
A training programme on making sanitary napkins is being held at Government School in Puliampatti Panchayat, Salem.
A skill development training programme on entrepreneurship of marine products was conducted in Thoothukudi.
National Academy of RUDSETI conducted ‘Domain Skill Trainers’, a 2-day training-cum–certification programme at the Indian Bank RSETI, in Dharmapuri district.
A training course on Mobile Phone Service for candidates identified via PGP was inaugurated. The District Collector visited the RSETI bazaar, where handicraft products made by youth (trained by TNRTP & RSETI) were being sold.
Hon’ble Speaker Thiru.M.Appavu, Speaker of the TN Assembly, and Hon’ble Minister Thiru.K.R.Periakaruppan, Department of RD&PR, visited Tirunelveli district on July 15, and reviewed schemes in the RD dept. The Hon’ble Minister also distributed Rs.46.95 lakh to 132 project beneficiaries.
On World Youth Skill Day (July 15), an 1-day training programme on ornamental fish farming was conducted for 30 women entrepreneurs in Thoothukudi district.
On World Youth Skill Day(July 15), TNRTP-Sivagangai initiated a one-month skilling programme for 20 women at the Rural Training Centre
Hon’ble Minister Thiru.K.R.Periyakaruppan, Dept of Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation, distributed Rs.22.35 lakh to 94 project beneficiaries and also conducted a dept review meeting.
TNRTP-Erode organised a webinar on the schemes available at TAHDCO (TN Adi Dravidar Housing & Development Corporation) and how project beneficiaries can avail them.
TNRTP-Krishnagiri organised a capacity building exercise recently for Enhancing Productivity of existing Producer Groups through Comb Honey, which can be cultured to any dimensions and shapes.