ICAR seeks funds to set up rice mill for Goa tribal farmers



Panaji: Goa's tribal farmers may be able to double their profits from rice cultivation by doing away with the traditional way of paddy processing with the help of India's premier agriculture research institute.

Indian Council for Agricultural Research's (ICAR) Goa Chapter has sought funds from its Delhi headquarters to install a rice mill at Canacona taluka in South Goa, where 60 per cent of the local population is tribal.

"The rice mill will spare us from boiling the paddy before

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