Kudumbashree is to supply banana chips and sarkaravaratti (jaggery coated banana chips) to the onam kit of Supplyco. Kudumbashree has received the order worth Rs 12.89 crores from Supplyco for supplying the same. As per the contract, Kudumbashree would supply 42,63,341 packets of banana chips and sarkaravaratti.
The activities related to delivery of the products prepared by the Kudumbashree units to the 56 depots of Supplyco is progressing. Kudumbashree District Missions have been instructed to efficiently coordinate and carry out activities including production and distribution of products. The procurement of banana has been ramped up for preparing the products as per the requirement of Supplyco. This is procured from over two and a half lakh Kudumbashree JLGs (Joint Liability Groups) in the state and from the public market. Supplyco will pay directly to the entrepreneur's account as soon as the products are delivered to the depot.