10th November, 2014, Kolkata
A Model Training Programme on “Value addition through product diversification on Jute & Allied fibres” is being organized by ICAR- National Institute of Research on Jute & Allied Fibre Technology during November 10-17, 2014.
In the inaugural programme. Dr H S Sen, Former Director, ICAR-CRIJAF was the Chief Guest and Mr. O. P. Prahladka , Managing Director, Hitaishi kk Manufacturing Co. Pvt. Ltd. was the Guest of Honour.
Dr Sen, in his address, highlighted the possibilities of product diversification in Jute and allied fibre sector. He said that productivity and diversification are the major thrust area of this sector and stressed on collaborative work between CRIJAF and NIRJAFT in this direction.
Dr A N Roy, Course Director and Head, ToT Division welcomed the gathering followed by the introduction of the participants.
Dr D Nag, Director, ICAR-NIRJAFT, in his address explained the objective of this training. Mr O P Prahladka, complimented the Institute for organizing the programme.
The programme ended with the vote of thanks from Dr L K Nayak, Co-Course Director and Senior Scientist, ToT Division.
The training is sponsored by Directorate of Extension, Department of Agriculture & cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India.
(Source: NIRJAFT, Kolkata)