TRAINING CENTRES

I. Agricultural Schools

Department of Agriculture maintains 20 Agricultural Schools in the State. The main objective of these schools is to impart training to farmers’ sons on modern agricultural technology. Residential courses of three months duration include subjects like cultivation of crops, use of modern hi-tech implements, animal husbandry, sericulture, fisheries, agricultural marketing etc., This kind of training enables farmers’ sons to go back to their holdings and assist their parents in cultivating crops.

Details of Agricultural Schools in the State are given below:

Sl.No

Agricultural School

Taluk & District

Duration of training

No.of courses in a year.

1.

Almel Sindagi, Bijapur

3 Months

3

2.

Arakalgudu Arakalgudu, Hassan

3 Months

3

3.

Aurad Aurad, Bidar

3 Months

3

4.

Bramhavara Udupi

3 Months

3

5.

Chikkanahalli Sira, Tumkur

3 Months

3

6.

Buvanahalli Malur, Kolar

3 Months

3

7.

Dhadesugur Sindhanur, Koppal

3 Months

3

8.

Devihosur Haveri

3 Months

3

9.

Kampli Hospet, Bellary

3 Months

3

10.

Kadajji Davanagere

3 Months

3

11.

Kagathi Chintamani, Kolar

3 Months

3

12.

Kumata Kumata, U.Kannada

3 Months

3

13.

Kudige Somwarpet, Kodagu

3 Months

3

14.

Kotnoor Gulbarga

3 Months

3

15.

Lingadahalli Tarikere, Chikkamagalur

3 Months

3

16.

Malagi Mundgod, U.Kannada

3 Months

3

17.

Nugu H.D.Kote, Mysore

3 Months

3

18.

R.K.Shala Anekal, Bangalore Urban

3 Months

3

19.

Somanahalli Maddur, Mandya

3 Months

3

20.

Thyavanagi Channagiri, Davanagere

3 Months

3

Physical:It is  proposed to train 1440 Farmer's Sons during 2000-2001

Financial:Budget for 2000-2001:-

    a)  District sector scheme-Rs.247.29 lakhs.

    b) State sector scheme:- Rs.32.77 lakhs.

II. RURAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING CENTRES

Department of Agriculture maintains five Rural Development Training Centres in the State. The main objective of these training Centres is to impart training to the Agricultural Assistants, Assistant Agricultural Officers, Farmers and Anganawadi workers on modern Agricultural technology and also other aspects related to overall rural development. Courses are residential and practical training given on the farms attached to these training Centres.

The types of training imparted in these training centres are :

1. Refresher training of one month duration to Agril. Assistants under   National Agricultural Extension Project.

2. Mobile training to farmers for a day’s duration.

3. Mobile training to farm women for a day’s duration.

4. Training to Anganawadi workers for three months.

5. Refresher training to Anganawadi workers for seven days.

6. Orientation training to Anganawadi workers for 13 days.

7. Soil and water management training to farmers.

Details of Rural Development Training Centres in the State are as follows:

Sl.No.

Rural Development Training Centre

Taluk and District.

1.

Mandya

Mandya

2.

Kudige

Somwarpet, Kodagu

3.

Dharwar

Dharwar

4.

Bagalkote

Bagalkote

5.

Gangavathi

Gangavathi, Koppal

 

III. FARMERS TRAINING AND EDUCATION CENTRES

There are 16 Farmers Training and Education Centres in the State. The main objective of these Centres is to improve awareness of latest agricultural technologies to farm women and youth . Training includes not only agriculture but also allied enterprises like Sericulture, Dairying, Animal Husbandry etc., There are different types of training like (a) training on agriculture for 10 to 14 days (b) village based training for two days (c) training for link workers of farm women for 5 days (d) specialised training on Horticulture, Sericulture, Animal Husbandry etc.,

Details of Farmers Training and Education Centres in the State are as follows:-

Sl. No.

Farmers Training and Education Centres.

Taluk and District.

1.

Arabhavi

Belgaum

2.

Bhadravathi

Bhadravathi, Shimoga

3.

Chikkanahalli

Sira, Tumkur

4.

Gangavathi

Gangavathi, Koppal

5.

Hebbal

Bangalore

6.

Hiriyur

Hiriyur, Chitradurga

7.

Jamkhandi

Jamkhandi, Bagalkote

8.

Kudige

Somwarpet, Kodagu

9.

Kumata

Kumata,. U.Kannada

10

Arakalgudu

Arakalgudu, Hassan

11

Belthangadi

Belthangadi, D.Kannada

12

Kampli

Hospet, Bellary

13.

Kagathi

Chintamani, Kolar

14.

Kotnoor

Gulbarga

15.

Mandya

Mandya

16.

Dharwar

Dharwar

 

IV.INDO JAPANESE AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION TRAINING CENTRES.

Department of Agriculture maintains three Indo Japanese Agricultural Extension Training Centres in the State. The main objective of these training centres is to impart training to farmers as well as field functionaries in modern rice cultivation techniques. Four types of trainings are imparted in these centres and they are as follows:

1.Long term training course in advance rice cultivation techniques to farmers for two months.

2.Power tiller training to farmers for 15 days.

3.Training to farmers’ sons enrolled in agricultural schools for 6 days.

4.Short term course for Assistant Agricultural Officers and Agricultural Assistants in handling of agricultural machinaries and plant protection equipments for 3 days.

 

Details of Indo Japanese Agricultural Extension Training Centres in the  State are given below:-

Sl. No

Indo Japanese Agricultural Extension Training Centres

Taluk and District.

1.

Mandya

Mandya

2.

Belthangady(sub-centre)

Belthangady, D.Kannada

3.

Kumta(sub-centre)

Kumta, U.Kannada

 

V. DRYLAND AGRICULTURE SOIL AND WATER MANAGEMENT       TRAINING CENTRES, MYSORE AND BIJAPUR (DLASWM       TRAINING CENTRE)

Department of Agriculture  manages two Dry land Agriculture Soil and Water Management Training Centres in the State at Mysore and Bijapur. The main objective of these training centres is to impart training to those officers   implementing soil conservation works carried out by the Department. Training deals with  watershed development of rainfed dry lands on watershed basis. It also imparts knowledge on the recent research on dry land development.

Details of the training centers are given below:

      1. DLASWM TRY. Centre, Mysore. Taluk & Dist. Mysore. Year of staring: 1973.
      2. DLASWM TRG. Centre, Bijapur. Taluk & Dist. Bijapur. Year of starting: 1958.

 

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