A training program on mushroom cultivation was organised for 50 SC farmers on 14th September, 2022 at ICAR- Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Gonikoppal in collaboration with ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru under SCSP program of ICAR- IIHR. Mr. Devaiah K.A, Head Incharge, KVK Kodagu welcomed all the guests and farmers to the programme and briefed about the programme. Dr. Rajendiran, Head CHES Chettalli inaugurated the programme by lighting the lamp jointly with other dignitaries and briefed about the importance of mushroom cultivation on human health. Shri. Prabhakara, SMS (Horticulture), spoke about the scientific cultivation of mushroom technologies, various benefits of mushroom and the different types of mushrooms available in the market. Shri. Veerendrakumar, K.V. SMS (Plant Protection) briefly explained about quality spawn production. Smt. Rashmi Bhanuprakash highlighted the possibilities of value addition in mushroom. Smt. Veena conducted method demonstration of mushroom cultivation for the benefit of the participants. Training certificate, ready to fruit mushroom bags and mushroom spawn were distributed to all the participants at the end of the programme.