CPCRI launches online programme for agri graduates

Kasaragod-dependent Central Plantation Crops Exploration Institute (CPCRI) has launched an on the internet coaching programme…

Kasaragod-dependent Central Plantation Crops Exploration Institute (CPCRI) has launched an on the internet coaching programme — Kalpa Graduate Readiness Programme — for last 12 months BSc (Agriculture/Horticulture) students from throughout the country.

Talking at the launch of the on the internet coaching programme, K Muralidharan, Head (Performing), Social Sciences, CPCRI, reported that the twelve-week-long Kalpa Graduate Readiness Programme is an hard work to empower youthful pros on the hottest technologies for production and processing of coconut, arecanut and cocoa.

Stating that the perennial crops have a great deal of intricacies, he reported, students may well not have learnt these intricacies thoroughly throughout their degree course. This programme has been built to bridge that hole.

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Extra than 1,650 students from eighteen states have, until now, enrolled for this on the internet coaching programme, he reported. The registration closes on Sunday.

Inaugurating the on the internet coaching programme from Delhi, BK Pandey, Assistant Director Standard of the Indian Council of Agricultural Exploration (ICAR), reported this programme will give a platform to the aspiring graduate students of agricultural and horticultural sciences to know extra about plantation crops.

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Plantation crops these as coconut, arecanut and cocoa have a profound influence on the rural overall economy, as they support the livelihood of 25 million persons in the country. They also support the countrywide agrarian overall economy with the contribution to the tune of ₹14,two hundred crore to the gross domestic product or service, he reported.

Welcoming the contributors to the on the internet coaching programme, Anita Karun, Director (Performing), CPCRI, highlighted different initiatives of CPCRI in the plantation sector.