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केंद्रीय बागवानी संस्थान

Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

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Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

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Skill Course For Gardeners

Skill Course for Gardeners begins at CIH, Nagaland

 Skill development course for Gardeners commenced at Central Institute of Horticulture (CIH), Nagaland on 4th August 2017. The course is accredited by Agriculture Skill Council of India and is of 260 hours.

Director, CIH, Dr. Lallan Ram in his address during the inaugural programme highlighted the prospects of horticulture in North East and the need to acquire proper skills. He encouraged the trainees to develop their gardening skills through the course. Shri. Andrew, Asst. Director, SFAC, Meghalaya stressed on the importance of skill courses as it increases a person’s employability and productivity in a particular field of work.

Director, CIH with staffs and trainees


Earlier, Shri. Prabin Das, i/c. Skill Development delivered the welcome address and led the programme and Shri. A.K. Singh, Coordinator for Gardener’s course gave an outline on the curriculum and activities under the course. The vote of thanks was pronounced by Shri. Lichamo Yanthan, AHS, CIH.

Meanwhile, it was informed that a total of 26 trainees from Meghalaya have joined the course for Gardeners.