ICAR-CIWA empowered twenty Five Farm women of Jajpur, Odisha under the CAT Programme of NABARD

Under the Capacity Building and Adoption Technology programme of NABARD, ICAR-CIWA Organized 3 days Capacity Building Programme for Twenty five farmwomen of SAHELI (NGO), Jajpur, Odisha from 25.02.2020 to 27.02.2020. The programme was inaugurated by Dr. S. K. Srivastava, Director of the institute. In his inaugural address, Dr. S. K. Srivastva highlighted the constant effort of the institute to address the issues of women in agriculture for farm women empowerment to realize enhanced productivity, income and sustainability of agriculture. During these three days of training programme, the farm women were given hands on training on Insect & Pest Management, Mushroom Cultivation, Bee Keeping, Backyard Poultry & Duckery, Dairy & Goatery, Drudgery Reduction, Vegetable Cultivation and Seed Production & Management. Exposure visits for the farm women were also made to the Technology Display & different experimental units of ICAR-CIWA research farm. The programme was coordinated by Dr. A. K. Panda, Principal Scientist & Course Director and Er. Chaitrali Mhatre, Scientist & Course Coordinator.