Tribal women start co-op unit to market forest produce in Nilgiris
The New Indian Express Chennai|January 23, 2022
TURNING ENTREPRENEURS
R KIRUBAKARAN

EMBARKING towards entrepreneurship, a group of tribal women from the Kattunayakan community started their own small co-operation unit at Gudalur in Nilgiris district to market their forest produces.

The district revenue officials, in January this year, inaugurated the Nelakottai Kattunayakan Women’s Cottage industry Co-operative at Achchutham Moola in Kottayamedu at Nelakottai.

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