The Business Planning and Development Unit of Agricultural College and Research Institute, Madurai, will conduct an agricultural entrepreneurship training programme for two months from January 6, 2014.
In a press release, C. Chinnusamy, dean of Agricultural College and Research Institute, has said that agribusiness ventures such as seed production, food processing, nursery and orchard establishment, biofertilisers, mushroom production, micro irrigation, green house technology, marketing, preparation of project reports, besides training in entrepreneurship and managerial skills will be covered in the programme, conducted free of cost and accommodation.
Graduates and diploma holders in agriculture and biological sciences, intermediate in agriculture with PG in agriculture-related courses or science subjects in the age group of 18-35 years can apply.
The projects submitted by the entrepreneurs trained will be linked to District Industries Centre and the banks for appropriate loan and subsidy. Interested participants can register their names with Dean, AC&RI, Madurai at 0452 – 2422956 (Extension 235) or 87542 13353.