Feb. 22nd-26th, 2013: Eco-Farming Training for NE states

DRCSC is organising a Training Program on Ecological Agriculture mainly for the North Eastern states from 22-26 February, 2013 at CASA Resource Centre at Alipurduar, West Bengal. This is an invitation to organisations in the North East, willing to promote Sustainable/Ecological Agriculture, to nominate candidates for this training. The invitation letter is pasted below:

Dear Friends,

In order to promote increased awareness and application about sustainable agriculture and development of trainers in the eastern part of India (with special focus on North East), Development Research Communication and Services Centre (DRCSC), as part of ASHA ( Alliance for Sustainable and Holistic Agriculture), is organizing a Training Program on Sustainable Agriculture/ Ecological Farming during 2013 (upto September’2013). The program is composed of 3-4 weeks of training spread over the year in three segments and with the first segment commencing from February 22-26, 2013.

The training modes will be classroom, on-field and exposure. The language medium will be Hindi, English & Bengali. The training Program will be conducted by eminent trainers like Sri Ardhendu Sekhar Chatterjee, Sri Tapas Mondal etc.

Organisations are requested to send names of their would-be trainers at the earliest. We are seeking 2-4 representatives from each state of eastern India. The participants should have focus of agricultural work for at least 2-3 years and should have the interest to promote sustainable agriculture in their areas/state in a result oriented fashion.

All the cost of training will be borne by DRCSC except the cost of travel and travel costs are to be borne by the respective organizations who are nominating participants for the Training Program. The training places will be within the boundary of the state of West Bengal.

We request the organizations to send the names of their nominated participants with a brief description about the participants.

The Primary training starts on 22-26 February, 2013 at the CASA RC, Saontalpur, Alipurduar. The nearest railway stations are New Alipurduar Jn. And Alipurduar Jn. Book your tickets for any of the aforesaid two stations and the training centre is roughly 15-30 minutes auto drive from the station.


Raj Krishna Mukherjee
Development Research Communication and Services Centre
58A Dharmatola Road, Kasba, Bosepukur,
Kolkata 700 042
Ph. no. 033 2442 7311

M- 9883119443/ 9433801622

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