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From Scratch to Hatch - The Journey of Establishing a Micro Unit

Sira, a small town located 120 kms away from Bangalore, has its own eventful history with tales of warfare, rise and fall of kingdoms and empires. A politically and militarily important region of south India during the 17th century, Sira was to be our next destination to manufacture IMLI POPs. What worked in Sira’s favor to be the place for our next micro unit was the city’s proximity to Bangalore and the place being totally aligned with ethos of GODESi- sourcing and processing the food at farm gate and creating economic centers in rural areas. Before we dwell further into the story of setting up a micro unit, let’s first understand the factors that hinder investment in manufacturing in rural...

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