The main mandate of the Division is organizing programmes for transfer of technology and Skill development among clusters of rubber growers through organizing training programmes on various aspects of rubber cultivation, in decentralized mode. The major topics are plantation management, LFT/CUT, tapping corrections, latex collection & preservation, RSS processing & Grading, intercropping, mannuring&RubSIS, disease management, apiculture, RPS accounts maintenance & auditing, GST, mushroom cultivation, pisciculture in rubber plantation and special training to SC/ST and women beneficiaries. Thrust is given mainly for productivity enhancement, additional income generation, quality improvement and cost reduction practices.
Training programs are also conducted in non-traditional/NE regions for creating awareness among the stake holders and farmers for the adoption of location specific scientific/cost effective practices towards sustainability of the rubber plantation industry in the context of fall in price of NR coupled with other challenges. Taking the need of the situation in to account, programs are conducted focusing Low Frequency Exploitation methodologies to be followed in rubber holdings with a view to reduce cost of production, increase production and productivity and improve both social status and net annual income of stakeholders. This has a remarkable impact on business modalities of RPSs and reasonable increase of business spectrum of Boards Companies involved in the process.
|Leadership Development Programmes for Rubber Producers Societies|
|ToT training for Latex Harvest Technicians/Apiculture||2 days||Jun 01-02||Sponsored||
|Training for collection agents of RPS||2 days||May 26-27||Sponsored||
|Training in capacity building for Director Board Members of RPS||2 days||Apr 18-19||Sponsored||
|Outstation Training Programmes|
|Orientation training on rubber based industry||1 day||Need based||Sponsored|
|Refresher training for workers of RPS/GPC, Rubber Tappers Bank Members, Kudumbasree, SHG members/leaders||2 days||Need based||Sponsored|
|Training for women empowerment/ Pro-women gender budgeting||8 days||Need based||Sponsored|
|Training on quality control of different marketable forms of NR & other topics||5 days||Need based||Sponsored||
|Visit cum Training Programmes- REDT|
|Sastradarshan for farmers/TT School||1 day||Need based||Sponsored|