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ICAR GOA(Old goa) organised a 2 days training program for the students of ITI and NIOS of Montfort Academy on "Skill Building Of Young Minds For Agriculture As an Enterprise "from 18th to 19th Oct 2023 at ICAR CCARI Old Goa.

1st day training session included the information regarding the Agribusiness Incubation (ABI) and AGNI, ICAR-CCARI, Goa ,Post-harvest processing and value-addition in agriculture by the team which included Dr. (Ms.) Mathala Juliet Gupta ,Principal Scientist (Agri. Structures and Process Engineering),Smt. Sonali Desai, Young Professional-II, Sh. Kiran Kharat, Young Professional I

The 2nd day programme included the Visit to Laboratories: Soil Science Laboratory and Animal Nutrition Laboratory guided by Dr. Gopal R. Mahajan Senior Scientist (Soil Science) and Shri Shashi Vishwakarma Senior Technical Officer.

Shri. Rahul M. Kulkarni, Assistant Chief Technical Officer (Agronomy)& Shri. Vinod Ananda Ubarhande coordinated the programme on organic farming and vermi composting to the students.

Another session on "Basic Of Farm Management" & “Plant propagation and nursery practices for agri-entrepreneurship” was guided by Shri. Vinod A. Ubarhande, Assistant Chief Technical Officer (Farm Superintendent) to enhance knowledge of agriculture and skills building which could build up young entrepreneurs.

The two days’ sessions were indeed an enriching and fruitful experience for the students as well as the faculties. It had helped to instil in the young minds the love for agriculture and knowledge about organic farming, vermi composting, agro entrepreneurship etc. Montfort Academy is really grateful to ICAR Old Goa team of training coordinators & technical associates for the informative training programme.

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