Entrepreneurship Development Programme for Nicobar tribes at ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair

Port Blair, Feb 13:ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute Port Blair will be organizing an Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) from 15-21 February, 2020 for Nicobar tribes on Value Addition in Local Fruits and Vegetables & Post Harvest Utilization of Fish in collaboration with Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Nicobar under the chairmanship of Dr. B. Augustine Jerard, Director ICAR-CIARI. The training programme is funded under National SC-ST Hub, Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME), Government of India. The aim of this programme is to promote entrepreneurship skills among the tribals of the Island through capacity building programme to enhance their livelihood opportunities. Hands on training will be given for value addition of local fruits, vegetables and fish. In addition to this exposure visits to small scale entrepreneurs of the Island are also included as part of the capacity building programme.

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