Agriculture Training Centre

Agriculture Training Centre, Joropara

Built along a technical line to provide in-house training and demonstration to trainees, the Agriculture Training Center at Joropara, East Garo Hills, Meghalaya has the added responsibility of providing extension service to farmers and their communities in the remote villages.
The Center seeks to improve and sustain agriculture and livestock production through promotion of scientific practices of farming in an environment friendly manner. The Agriculture Training Center strives for a balance blending of traditional knowledge on farming and modern practices of farming. The Center intends to specifically serve the underprivileged farmers who for the most part lie outside the ambit of recognized extension services.
Aims of the centre

  • The Agriculture Training Centre has been started with the idea to-
  • Provide capacity building avenue to farmers through in-house training and demonstration programmes.
  • Provide extension support to farmers for better and profitable management of their resources.
  • Promote sustainable and environment friendly agriculture and livestock practices

Training Programmes

  • Communities are supported by The Agriculture Training Centre through awareness and training on
  • Compost making
  • Integrated pest management
  • Crop management
  • Integrated livestock management, poultry, piggery, dairy management, Bee keeping
  • Mushroom cultivation
  • On field demonstration for transfer of technology
  • Organic farming