Training on Minor Millets Cultivation Techniques and its Value Added Products for Tribal Farmers at Karumanthurai Hill
- One day Training programme on Minor millets cultivation techniques and its value added products for the benefit of the tribal farmers of Karumanthurai hill tract was organized at Karumanthurai hill on 7th June 2018 with support of State Balanced Growth Fund (SBGF). District Collector Respected Mrs.Rohini Bhagibhakare IAS inaugurated and delivered the presidential address during the training programme. Importance of millets and its value added products for nutrient security and livelihood improvement of the tribal population emphasised by District Collector during the training programme. Dr.N.Sriram, Programme Coordinator delivered the minor millets cultivation practices. Mr.Ponmani, Successful Minor Millets entrepreneurs demonstrated the value added products from the minor millets. Dr.M.Vijayakumar and Mr.P.Sakthivel of KVK Sandhiyur demonstrated the Mushroom cultivation techniques for the benefit of the tribal population during the training programme. Fitting Exhibition on Minor millets cultivation techniques and its value added products also displayed during the training programme.