Skill development programmes were conducted in different batches for the tribal farmers of seven tribal hamlets of Thrissur district on “Value added Milk Products“
ICAR-Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Ela, Old Goa, Goa established a small-scale dairy processing unit in collaboration with Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU), Kerala for the skill development of Scheduled Tribe farmers of Coastal Districts of Kerala.
This small-scale dairy processing unit is established under STC fund in collaboration with KVASU.The Small-Scale Dairy Processing Unit was inaugurated at the Vaniyampara Village of Thrissur District of Kerala.Prof. M. R. Saseendranath, Vice-Chancellor, KVASU, Dr. Parveen Kumar, Director, ICAR-CCARI, Goa and other dignitaries form KVASU and the local grama panchayats graced the occasion.
The Director, ICAR-CCARI along with the team of scientists visited the tribal hamlets and interacted with the farmers to get the first-hand information on the socio-economic status and research intervention needs of the scheduled tribes of Kerala.
In continuation to the inauguration, skill development programs were conducted in different batches for the tribal farmers of seven tribal hamlets of Thrissur district on “Value added Milk Products” at the Department of Dairy Technology, Varghese Kurien Institute of Dairy and Food Technology (VKIDFT), Mannuthy, Kerala.