Goa : 26 March 2021
A three days Capacity Building Programme on Food Processing and Value Addition of Goan Fruits was organized by the ICAR – Krishi Vigyan Kendra, North Goa, ICAR – CCARI, Goa, in collaboration with Goa Biodiversity Board, Saligaon, Goa. Total 25 participants attended the programme from Sanqualim, Harvellem and Pali villages, In the valedictory function organized on 24th March, 2021, Mrs. Sulakshana Sawant, President of Food Federation, Goa, was the Chief Guest. She stressed on the women group attending the programme to take up Jackfruit Processing as an enterprise as jackfruit has been identified for North Goa district under One District One Product by Ministry of Food Processing, New Delhi.
Dr. E. B. Chakurkar, Director, ICAR – CCARI, Goa, also attended the programme and appreciated KVK officials for organizing such programme. Dr. B. L. Kasinath, Principal Scientist and Head, ICAR – KVK, North Goa, welcomed the dignitaries and briefed the KVK activities for women empowerment. Mrs, Sunetra Talaulikar, Subject Matter Specialist (Home Science), shared the brief about the three days programme with the dignitaries. Mr. H. R. C. Prabhu, Subject Matter Specialist (Plant Protection), ICAR – KVK, North Goa, gave the vote of thanks.
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