CHES Chettalli organized Training programme of vegetable cultivation and Input distribution under tribal subproject
Atraining programme was conducted at Thyagathoor and Balegundi village, of Somavarpet taluk on January 6,2015. Total 50 tribal families of these villages have attended the programme. The detailed programme of the project was explained to the Tribal families and the list of beneficiaries under each aspect was made. Information on recent technologies of fruit cultivation, vegetable cultivation, Mushroom cultivation, Bee keeping and nursery production was discussed. Dr.P.C.Tripathi, Head, CHES, Chettalli explained the about the programme and various trainings and demonstration to be taken under Tribal Sub plan project. Dr. V. Sankar, Senior Scientist, CHES, Chettalli and Mrs.P.B.Swathy, CHES, Chettalli demonstrated method of vegetable seedling production. The detail about the production of nursery of tomato ,brinjal and chilies in protrays with coir was explained. The soaking and mixing of coir and filling in protrays and sowing of seeds and maintenance of the seedlings was demonstrated. Thereafter vegetable seed kits, protrays and coir blocks were distributed to all the beneficiaries for production of vegetable nursery. The programme was coordinated by Dr.V.Sankar and Mrs. P.B. Swathy. Dr. T.M. Reddy, CHES, Chettalli, village panchayat members and anganwadi workers of village were also presented at this occasion.