Tamil Nadu ranks first in India in the implementation of the ‘Weaver Mudra Scheme’ during 2016-17 and 2017-18, State Minister for handlooms and textiles OS Manian told the assembly recently. The state disbursed 18,488 Mudra loans to the tune of 90.12 cr during 2017-18, higher than the 17,031 loans worth 82.38 cr disbursed in 2016-17, he said.