The Business Planning and Development (BPD) Unit of the Directorate of Agri-Business Development of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University will organise a workshop on “Agri-Business Opportunities in Food Processing and Biotechnology” here on March 19.

The programme is being organised to identify potential agriculture-based entrepreneurs and start-up companies and enrol them as members under the BPD-TNAU to provide various incubation services.

BPD-TNAU provides incubation support for entrepreneurs in food processing and agri-biotechnology. Entrepreneurs can avail themselves of services such as business consultancy, technical consultancy, capacity building, market linkages, brand promotions, quality and testing, certification of products, and financial assistance from various financial institutions.

Entrepreneurs from the food processing and biotechnology sector or small companies, who are into food processing or agri-biotechnology, can participate in the workshop.

For details, contact P. Sivasubramanian, Director, Directorate of Agri-Business Development, TNAU, on 0422-6611377 / 10 / 99428-96222; e-mail; or visit the