27th April, 2021, Pune
The Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Narayangaon, Pune - II, Maharashtra organized a three-day Virtual Training Programme on "Scientific Beekeeping for the Farmers" from 27th to 29th April, 2021. The programme was organized in association with the National Beekeeping & Honey Mission (NBHM)- Mini Mission - I.
In his inaugural address, Dr. Lakhan Singh, Director, ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Pune, Maharashtra urged the farmers for making Beekeeping as an integral part of farming to attain higher profits on regular basis. He also encouraged the rural youths to come forward and become Beekeeping Entrepreneurs. Dr. Singh emphasized on regular scientific orientation on apiary that is needed for the identified rural youths.
Dr. Dattatray B. Gawade, SMS, Plant Protection, KVK, Narayangaon, Pune - II, Maharashtra briefed about the training course and the role of National Beekeeping & Honey Mission (NBHM) for the overall promotion and development of scientific Beekeeping in a mission mode to achieve the goal of Sweet Revolution in the country by giving attention on capacity building.
The programme was was aimed at orienting and empowering the farmers about the scientific Beekeeping.
More than 100 Farmers and Rural Youths virtually attended the training programme.
(Source: ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Pune, Maharashtra)