Lucknow: In order to promote beekeeping by Horticulture and Food Processing Department and to do animal rearing in a scientific manner, in Horticulture Experiment and Training Center, Saharanpur and Basti and Superintendent State Park, Prayagraj from 16th September, 2022 to 15th December, 2022 03 months ( 90 days) training session will be started.
Giving this information, Director Horticulture and Food Processing R.K. Tomar said that this training will be provided free of cost by the department. He said that the persons interested in participating in beekeeping training should contact Joint Director, Horticulture Experiment and Training Center Saharanpur, Joint Director Horticulture Experiment and Training Center Basti and Superintendent Government Park, Prayagraj on the prescribed format as per their nearest convenience.
By applying till 2022, you can get beekeeping training. He said that male and female candidates of all categories can participate in the training. For this the minimum educational qualification required is class VIII pass. Character certificate given by two elite persons or gazetted officer is necessary along with the application form. The trainees participating in the training will have to make their own arrangements for lodging and food etc.
Director R.K. Tomar told about the importance of beekeeping that beekeeping occupies an important place as a supplementary agricultural enterprise. He said that bees are directly and indirectly helpful in the daily life of the farmers and in increasing their economic income.
He said that along with honey production from bees, house-pollination in crops increases the survival and production of plants and they also have an important contribution in environmental balance. To increase the income of the farmers, along with agriculture, there is a need to adopt other such supplementary business, which requires less land and less capital. By adopting beekeeping as a supplementary agricultural enterprise, more income can be obtained in less capital and less time.