From a Correspondent
Biswath Chariali, Nov 12: The 13-day long skill development training programme at the Biotech Hub of Biswath College of Agriculture, as a part of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikash Yoja, came to an end recently. Ram Prasad Sharma, MP, Tezpur parliamentary constituency, graced the concluding ceremony as the chief guest along with Pramod Borthakur, MLA of Biswath. The meeting was presided over by Dr RN Barman, Associate Dean of the college, and was anchored by Dr RK Goswami.
The training was conducted by Agricultural Skill Council of India under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India, in collaboration with the Biotech Hub of the college. This was the first training of its kind in the Northeast and the programme will continue in a mission mode to cover the entire Northeast India. The training was conducted in two phases. In the first phase, a group of 25 Master Trainers and in the second, a group of 27 trainers deputed by Assam Skill Development Mission were trained on platform skill and specific job roll training. The master trainers of the college will now continue to train batches of such trainers in the days to come.
As a part of the programme, the platform training was especially provided by yantara Sharma from the organization India Future, Mumbai. The trainers are specific to agricultural job rolls now will be engaged to undertake skill development training across the State. Speaking on the occasion, a number of trainers coming from various districts of Assam said that the training had been able to develop both their persolity and job skills which would help them to bring the specific knowledge and skill to the rural masses. Amit Verma, Regiol Head of ASCI, and Dr MK Sarma, Coorditor, Biotech Hub, elaborated the background and objective of the training programme. Verma assured that efforts would be taken to develop the centre as a centre of excellence in skill development in agriculture.