The long struggle of turmeric farmers for the establishment of Turmeric Board is successful with the announcement of a regional centre of the Spices Board by Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal in New Delhi. Below are few fact sheet of new formed spices board
-Regional centre would be headed by an IAS officer
– It would enable farmers to use modern methods in cultivation resulting in high yield of turmeric crop.
-It would ensure the provision of quality seed, necessary implements and technology for processing the crop.
-It would be more than a board and farmers would get benefits with the implementation of cluster system and TIES scheme