Training Program on Developing Entrepreneurship in Floriculture organized at ICAR-ATARI & ICAR-DFR

25th January, 2019, Pune

The ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Institution and ICAR-Directorate of Floricultural Research, Pune organized a training program for “Developing Entrepreneurship in Floriculture” at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Baramati from 23rd to 25th January - 2019.

The innovative training methods and simulation games were used during the training programme. The entrepreneurial motivation of trainees was enhanced through experiential learning based group work.

Training Program on Developing Entrepreneurship in Floriculture organized at ICAR-ATARI & ICAR-DFR  Training Program on Developing Entrepreneurship in Floriculture organized at ICAR-ATARI & ICAR-DFR

The trainees presented cost-benefit economics of three floriculture enterprises viz., Commercial Marigold Production, Rose Water Production and Protected Cultivation of Rose.

Dr. Lakhan Singh, Director, ICAR-ATARI, Pune; Dr. K.V. Prasad, Director, ICAR-DFR, Pune along with other officials from various institutes of ICAR shared their expert views on floriculture.

A total of 25 trainees from Maharashtra and Gujarat attended the program.

(Source: ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Pune)