Dr HK Verma, Director of Extension Education GADVASU gave information about the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal VikasYojana (PMKVY), that the Government of India is providing training to 2000 dairy farmers on job role dairy farmer/entrepreneur to farmers of Punjab.
While sharing more details on this he also informed that Vet Varsity organised 10 RPL training at GADVASU Ludhiana, Regional Research and Training Centre, (Talwara) and at village: Barsana, Jagraon and more than 300 farmers, have been trained till date.
The RPL Training basic information about dairy farming is provided to the trainees which covers various topics viz; breeds and their characteristics, common diseases of dairy animals and their management & prevention by adopting proper vaccination and de-worming practices, clean milk production, nutritional interventions and knowledge about various Information and communication tools & their uses in dairy farm management etc. The assessment of trainees was done by an independent agency on the third day, in which online evaluation was done by theoretical and practical viva of the trainees by the assessor. Certificates will be also awarded to trainees for this training by the online system under the Skill India Mission.
During the training, Dr. HK Verma interacted with the trainees and enlightened them about the huge scope of dairy farming in India and particularly in Punjab. He also motivated trainees to adopt scientific ways of livestock rearing, which will help them in improving their economic status as well as livelihood security.
He further informed farmers about various details for those who were interested in this training. They can get the RPL form, from the Directorate of Extension Education and submit it to the Directorate with relevant documents. These training would be organised at GADVASU, Ludhiana; RRTC, Talwara; KVKs in Mohali, Barnala and Tarn Taran.