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Transfer Of Technology Programes

1.Seminars / Workshops

 

     In order to popularize the high yielding varieties and scientific technologies available from Research Institutes among the extension workers of the State Departments and Progressive farming community on the cultivation of Arecanut, spices, medicinal and aromatic plants, it is proposed to organize one National Level Seminar @ Rs 5 lakhs /event, 7 State level Seminars @ Rs 3.00 lakhs/event and 20 District level Seminars @ Rs 2.00 lakhs/event as provided in the operational Guidelines of the MIDH. Financial provision made includes the hall rent, training materials /information kits, working lunch, other refreshments, travel cost of the non-official participants, honorarium to the resource persons, local arrangement for transport, audio video and publicity charges, accommodation of farmers etc.  The total financial requirement in this regard is Rs.66.00 lakhs.

2.Training programme for farmers

 

            New technologies in crop production developed at various Central Research Institutes and State Agricultural Universities can be effectively utilized in the field, only if the farmers are given required training in employing these technologies. The training programmes were implemented by the Directorate since 2009-10 and has received very good response from the field. The Directorate proposes to conduct 126 nos of farmers training programmes in association with different State Agricultural Universities and ICAR Institutes with financial involvement of Rs 75,000/- per training programme. The training programme will be of one day duration involving 75 numbers of farmers. The farmers will be provided food and accommodation and travel expenses during the period under training. The financial provision made will also be utilized for meeting expenses like hall rent, training material / information kit, travel allowance and honorarium for the resources persons, local arrangement of transport, audio visual aids and publicity charges. An amount of Rs.94.50 lakhs may be earmarked for this programme for the year 2015-16.