Training programme on scientific cultivation of mushroom commences

Around 120 participants including 45 students of women College, Gandhi Nagar, are participating in the programme held here at Mushroom Demonstration-cum- Training Centre (MDTC), Talab Tillo.

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Jammu, Publish Date: Sep 19 2018 2:52AM | Updated Date: Sep 19 2018 2:52AM
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A seven day training programme organised by agriculture department on cultivation of button mushroom commenced, here on Tuesday.

Around 120 participants including 45 students of women College, Gandhi Nagar, are participating in the programme held here at Mushroom Demonstration-cum- Training Centre (MDTC), Talab Tillo.

Speaking in the inaugural session Deputy Director Agriculture (Inputs) Jammu K S Sambyal advised the mushroom entrepreneurs, growers and farmers to learn the various technical aspects of mushroom cultivation and asked them to make use of every opportunity to get information with regard to different schemes being implemented by the department. 

S K Langer, area development officer, Jammu and Vijay Kumar Koushal, span production officer highlighted the importance of mushroom cultivation as a part of diversification in agriculture and raising farm income.

Aman Jyoti Sharma,  subject matter specialist, Sham Lal Khajuria MDA, Jammu, Chander Shakher, MDA (Extension), Jammu, Amit Gupta, AEA, and Akshay Khanna, AEA, Amit Sharma, AEA, Mohan Singh AEA  are the resource persons  of the programme . 

Practical training on pile building for making of compost was the main attraction on first day of the programme.

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