Sericulture dev dept organises training prog for field functionaries

JAMMU: A fifteen-days Capsule Training Course for in-service field functionaries of the Sericulture Development Department was inaugurated by Additional Director, Sericulture, Rajinder Kumar in presence of Principal, Sericulture Training Institute, Ashwani Kumar and other officers of the department, an official handout issued here on Monday read.
According to the handout, the training programme is aimed at capacity building and skill upgradation of the field functionaries for better implementation of different programmes of the department.
The training will be imparted by senior officers of department, scientists from Central Silk Board and SKUAST-J so that technical knowhow of the filed functionaries is upgraded especially in the areas of field plantation and its survival, successful silkworm rearing leading to improvement in both quality and quantity of the cocoons aimed at enhancing net farmer’s income from sericulture.