Training to Women about Agriculture

GoTvNews All beneficiary oriented Schemes of the Department having training and capacity
building components for farmers include women farmers. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has so far established a network of 642 Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) in the country. The KVKs organize different training and extension programmes for creating awareness and imparting knowledge about improved technologies and timely advisories to the farmers and rural youth including women. ICAR has also set up a Central Institute for Women in Agriculture (CIWA) to undertake research related to issues of women in agriculture. CIWA organizes various extension activities like Field Days, Exhibitions, Exposure visits, Demonstrations, Training of Trainers (TOT) etc. to acquaint women with latest technologies in agriculture.
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