Krishi Padasala - Approach toAEU based Cultivation

H/A: 2401-00-109-60Rs. 350.00 lakh

Agro Ecological Unit (AEU) based farming will be given importance during2020-21. The farmers have to be made aware of the concept of AEU based cultivationas well as updated on scientific and technological aspects at field level for profitable cultivation.

In line with the National guidelines on skill development, a skill development programme involving 200 hours of skill training will be imparted to one lakh farmers and youth through Krishi Bhavan with support of Directorate of Extension, Kerala Agricultural University, KVKs, ATMA and LSGDs. These skilled farmers will be issued completion certificates as recognition. Support through integration with National level skill development agencies will also be done.

The training and awareness programmes proposed under various schemes will be coordinated and conducted by SAMETI. A comprehensive training module and training calendar for the year 2020-21 will be prepared and programmes scheduled accordingly with the approval of Director of Agriculture.

An amount of Rs. 350.00 lakh is allocated for the scheme.