Discussions held on organising CBT Programmes at Field Level on Cultivation of Indigenous Aromatic Paddy Varieties in Project VSSs

OFSDS proposes to introduce cultivation of indigenous aromatic paddy varieties in different project VSSs of OFSDP-II Project Divisions. In this regard a discussion was held on organising a preliminary Capacity Building Training Programme at VSS level with potential farmers on adopting this methodology of cultivation of indigenous aromatic paddy varieties. A meeting was held at PMU on 11th April 2023, presided by PCCF (Projects) and Project Director, OFSDS with MMSA team and M/s Kanak Bio Science on the objectives and modalities of organising such meeting in 105 VSSs of Bamara (Wildlife) Division, Baripada, Rairangpur and Karanjia Forest Divisions on pilot basis. Training schedules in above Project Divisions were finalised. FMU level thematic training is proposed to be started from 17th April 2023.