The Geographic Indications Registry has awarded the coveted GI status to the famous Thanjavur veena. The status was granted on March 30, 2013, according to the office of the Geographic Indications Registry, Chennai.
According to Tamil Nadu’s Minister for Rural Industries P. Mohan, the state government will set up an industrial estate outside Namakkal, 300 km from Chennai, in association with heavy vehicle body manufacturers.
While microfinance institutions in Andhra Pradesh continue to be at a standstill, the industry has witnessed decent growth in the rest of the country, a report said Tuesday.
Banking transactions across India were paralysed Wednesday with around one million bankers striking work, affecting the clearance of around four million cheques valued around Rs.250 billion (Rs.25,000 crore), said a union leader.
Restaurateurs in Kerala Sunday announced they would not sell food items made from chicken as it was not profitable, a claim rejected by the suppliers who described the move as a ploy to raise prices.
The CII, with the support of the Tamil Nadu government, will hold a conference on medical tourism in Chennai in April to create awareness about the state as a global health tourism destination.
Josephine Selvaraj, from Tamil Nadu, was conferred the 20th Jankidevi Bajaj Puruskar for her initiative in spreading awareness about the advantages of honey and bee keeping. Selvaraj is the founder of Vibis Natural Bee Farm, based in Madurai district's Vadipatti Taluk.
P.Shanmugasundaram, managing director, TICEL Bio Park, shared his thoughts on the relevance of the life sciences and biotechnology industry for Indian SMEs, in an exclusive interaction with SupportBiz. He also provided a glimpse into Tamil Nadu's potential in this space.
Higher public and private investments into modernizing and mechanizing the coir industry in India, the top producer and exporter of the fiber, can help farmers and manufacturers fight off competition from alternative synthetic products, according to the state-run Coir Board.
In 2012, India promptly stepped in to bail out its cash-starved electric utilities, responsible for triggering a blackout that cut power to more than half the country’s population on July 31. But can India resolve its electricity demand-supply mismatch?