Patented Village Rice by A Startup

01 June 2021 Current Affairs:Two consignments of 4.5 tonnes of patented “village rice” were exported by a startup company.

Highlights:
♦ A patented ‘village rice’ sourced from Kumbakonam, Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu by a start-up Udaya Agro Farm was exported to Ghana and Yemen.
♦ Rich in protein, fibre, and a variety of minerals, ‘village rice’ is sourced directly from farmers in Thanjavur, also known as the rice bowl of Tamil Nadu.
 

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