An eight day training course concluded on Saturday at ICAR-Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture, Srinagar here.
The national level model training course (MTC) on "technological interventions in temperate horticulture for doubling farmers income' had begun on 15 December.
"The training was sponsored by directorate of extension education, ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, government of India," a statement here said.
Sixteen officials from three temperate states viz. Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Jammu & Kashmir of the cadre of Chief Horticultural Officers, HDOs, NROs participated in the programme.
During this training programme, participants were exposed to all the technical interventions in crop improvement, crop production, crop protection, post-harvest management through lectures and hands on training.
Resource persons were invited from ICAR-CITH, Srinagar, ICAR-IGFRI, ICAR-NBPGR and from SKUAST-K.
Exposure and demonstrated on HDP in temperate horticultural crops was made at ICAR-CITH Srinagar and SKUAST-K Shalimar.
"This training provides a platform where officials from various states come together and get trained for use of technologies for enhancing productivity and income of farmers," the statement said.