Training on Bee Keeping under PMVDY-ESDP at Salghari, South Sikkim
Namchi, 25th September: A weeklong training on Bee Keeping and Honey Processing for Salghari Van Dhan Vikas Kendra (VDVK) organized by Multi Technology Testing Centre & Vocational Training Centre, College of Agricultural Engineering & Post Harvesting Technology-Central Agricultural University, Ranipool-East Sikkim was inaugurated on 24th September 2021 at Salghari GPU, South Sikkim.
The hands-on training was in continuation to the Entrepreneurship & Skill Development Program (ESDP) under Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojna (PMVDY) which is being implemented by the Cooperation Department, Government of Sikkim.
The Inaugural Program was attended by Mr. Ajay Rai- Assistant Registrar of Cooperative Societies-Department of Cooperation, Namchi; other guest included Assistant Project Manager under State Rural Livelihood Mission, faculties from CAU-Ranipool, leaders and members of Salghari VDVK.
This training is aimed at enhancement of skills for farming of bee by the SHG beneficiaries under the VDVK and is part of the Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojna, a flagship program of Tribal Co-operative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs-Government of India.