Technologies developed and status of commercialization:

  1. Income generating viable technologies for women:

Geriatric foods: The products such as Porridge Mix, Vermicelli and excluded snacks were recommended to institutionalized and non-institutionalized elderly in Twin Cities.

Malted infant food / Amylase Rich foods / Therapeutic foods / Weaning foods: The Malted foods are being used in Rural and Tribal Projects ICDS programs of Srikakulam District, A.P.  The Amylase foods are mainly used in Lepakshi Mandal of Ananthapur District mainly by economically backward and remote villages viz., Manempally, Sirivaram, Gourganpally, Venkatapuram, Gopindoripally, Tirumala Devarapally, Sadlapalli and Pulamathi.  The women are preparing the products in their places and distributing to the Children/Pregnant and lactating mothers.


  1. Technologies developed under NATP:
  • Value addition to fish & prawn products / Artificial pearl culture / Processing of salted fish: Self Help Group women of Andhra Pradesh - East Godavari, West Godavari, Prakasham District (9 villages); Karnataka - Dakshina Kannada, Udipi Districts (6 villages); Kerala - Alapuzha, Kollam (5 Villages) ; Tamilnadu - Chennai, Tuticorin Districts (6 Villages)  are using the technology.
  • Alternative use of millets: The Deccan Development Society (DDS) NGO in Medak District, Andhra Pradesh are using the millet based recipes in feeding program in 8 villages for Anganwadi children (3 to 5 years age).