IIT Kharagpur is currently accepting online applications for an online training program to promote self-sustainable agri production and processing with available technologies and agri and food tech-based entrepreneurship among rural youth. The course is being conducted by the Agri Business Incubation Center at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.
Participants of the course will get to learn from the following topics that will be conducted by experts from IIT Kharagpur: bio-fuels and biogas for rural electrification, importance of soil testing for crop production, organic farming and vermicomposting, farm implements and equipment operation, micro-irrigation and protected cultivation, small scale processing of fruits and vegetables, bakery, confectionary and ready-to-eat foods, and so on.
The online training program will be conducted from 7 to 17 December 2020 from Monday to Saturday 4 to 6 PM. Interested participants would be required to submit a Google form by providing full name, WhatsApp number, address for communication and so on before 5 December 2020 at 10 PM. The link for participation in the online training program will be shared with shortlisted participants on 6 December 2020. Those who wish to register for the program can visit the official page.
Agri-Food Business Incubation Centre IIT Kharagpur (AFBIC IIT KGP) is an innovation and agripreneurship cell for supporting agribusiness incubation by exploring technological innovations for venture creation in agriculture and allied fields. It is aimed at strengthening start-up ecosystem in Agri-food and allied sectors to promote Agripreneurship by facilitating access to technology, domain experts and grant-in-aid for product and process innovation.