Orientation programme: Opportunities in agriculture sector for entrepreneurship and employment
Ludhiana, November 26, 2021: In the series of events organized under “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav”, ICAR-Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering and Technology, Ludhiana conducted an orientation programme on 26 November, 2021 under the theme “Opportunities in agriculture sector for entrepreneurship and employment” for school children of Partap Public School, Ludhiana. The programmes started with showing of a video about the various activities being conducted by the Institute. Then children were apprised about various facilities available at ICAR-CIPHET for entrepreneurship development. Demonstration of facilities like pulse and spices milling in the Agro processing centre and pasta making was given. The students also visited the Agro Processing Centre and various other laboratories of the institute and got exposure on various activities and instruments used in post-harvest technology. The program was co-ordinated by Dr. R. C. Kasana, Principal Scientist, Dr. Deepika Goswami, Scientist and Dr. Leena Kumari, Scientist. Dr. S. K. Tyagi, I/c Director, ICAR-CIPHET thanked all the participants and highlighted the scope of agro-processing for entrepreneurship development. About 65 participants attended this program.