Rubber Extension Development Training

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.

Name Duration Date Fee  
Leadership Development Programmes for Rubber Producers Societies
ToT training for Latex Harvest Technicians/Apiculture 2 days Jun 01-02 Sponsored
Available Dates
  • Jun 01-02
  • Dec 27-28
  • Jun 01-02
Training for collection agents of RPS 2 days May 26-27 Sponsored
Available Dates
  • Jul 07-08
  • Feb 07-08
  • May 26-27
Training in capacity building for Director Board Members of RPS 2 days Apr 18-19 Sponsored
Available Dates
  • Apr 27-28
  • Aug 16-17
  • Nov 02-03
  • Feb 02-03
  • Apr 18-19
  • Aug 16-17
  • Jan 24-25
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 Jan 30-Feb 08 Sponsored
Available Dates
  • Jan 30-Feb 08
Training on quality control of different marketable forms of NR & other topics 5 days Need based Sponsored
Education Development Programmes
On the job training programme for Accounts Executive students 8 days Jan 04-13 Rs. 678 /- [+ 18% GST]
Visit cum Training Programmes- REDT
Sastradarshan for farmers/TT School 1 day Need based Sponsored

Contact Us

National Institute for Rubber Training

Department of Training,
Rubber Board PO, Kottayam-9,
Kerala, India.
Pin: 686 009.

91-481-2353127, 2353168, 2351313, 2353325, 2353201



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