A training programme was conducted for the farmers of Saran District of Bihar on “Inland Fisheries Management” during 22-28th August, 2016 at ICAR-CIFRI, Barrackpore, Kolkata. The training was inaugurated by Dr. B.K. Das, Director, CIFRI on 22nd August, 2016. In his Inaugural address, Dr. Das, Director, CIFRI gave an overview on the management measures for inland fisheries resources
A Model Training Course on “Natural Resins and Gums: Agribusiness Modules for Skill and Entrepreneurship Development” (2- 9 September, 2016) was inaugurated at ICAR-Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums, Ranchi on 2nd Sept, 2016. The traning is sponsored by Directorate of Extension, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, GOI, New Delhi.
To increase awareness and strengthen the progressive tribal farmers on organic crop production by dissemination of scientific knowledge along with input support system the ICAR- National Organic Farming Research Institute, Gangtok, Sikkim, organized training on ‘Technological Empowerment through Training and Input Support System’ under Tribal Sub-Plan (TSP).
ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore conducted a “Training-cum- Mass-Awareness programme for Utilization of derelict open water to rear and produce indigenous fish for socio economic development of Tribal community” at Sagar Island during 16-18 September 2016.
The Agri Business Incubation Centre (ABIC), of ICAR-Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal organized a two-day Sensitization Workshop for Start-ups Based on Agricultural Engineering Technologies for upcoming entrepreneurs from September 26 to 27 2016.
ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology, Mumbai organized an ICAR-Sponsored 10-day short course (September 19-28, 2016) on “Synthesis and Characterization of Nanomaterials for Agricultural Applications”.