Skill development training at ICAR-NINFET

A 05-days training programme on “Manufacture of jute handicrafts” under scheduled caste sub-plan (SCSP) was organised at ICAR-National Institute of Natural Fibre Engineering & Technology, Kolkata from March 25-29, 2019. Fourty (40) trainees of scheduled caste community associated with jute production & processing from Malda & Hooghly districts of West Bengal have participated in this programme.


In the closing ceremony, Dr. N.C. Pan, Director has distributed the certificates to the trainee participants. Tools & raw materials required for manufacture of diversified handicraft products were also distributed to the participants.

Dr. A.N. Roy, Head, Transfer of Technology Division has briefed about the need of this training in developing entrepreneurship in jute sector. Dr. Laxmikanta Nayak, Principal Scientist & Chairman, SCSP Committee has co-ordinated the training programme and highlighted upon the importance of the training in the socio-economic development of scheduled caste communities.

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