Bareilly: A four-day training program on ‘Entrepreneurship Development in Mushroom Production’ was organized by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Izzatnagar, Bareilly from 5th September to 8th September 2022.
The chief guest of the closing ceremony of this training yesterday was Mahesh Chandra, Joint Director, Extension Education, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izzatnagar.
While addressing all the farmers and women, they said that today there is a need to increase the income of the farmers in the village, in which such technical information of agriculture should be made available to them so that their cost of production can be reduced considerably and the production gets quality. You appreciated the participation of women in the training and said that women are now contributing in a big way in the development of the village.
Dr. Brijpal Singh, President, Krishi Vigyan Kendra said that mushroom production is a better way to provide cheap and nutritious vegetables in the village. At the same time, due to its low cost, it can also become a better option for self-employment.
The convener of this training, Ranjit Singh, subject expert gave lectures on the importance of mushroom production, species of mushroom, identification of edible and non-edible mushrooms, marketing and branding of mushrooms etc. during this period. Dr. M.P. Sagar, Principal Scientist, CARI, Bareilly explained the production technology of white button mushroom to the farmers in detail.
Dr. Vijay Sinhal, Professor Maharaja Agrasen Degree College Bareilly showed the farmers the demonstration of growing Dhingri mushroom and also explained how to make mushroom compost.
On this occasion, the progressive farmer Rajkumar Sharma, village Tulia Bareilly should also tell the solutions of various problems of the farmers. On 7th September, all the trainees were taken for field visit to Mama Mushroom Farm located at Neurea Pilibhit and after that visit to Mushroom Sthan Lab at Deshnagar Pilibhit. A total of 30 participants participated in this training programme. Of which 5 were women.