Chandigarh: The Punjab Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development and Fisheries Department will impart four-week dairy entrepreneurship training to the youth and farmers of the state.
Divulging details, Gurmeet Singh Khuddian, Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, and Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Dairy Development said that the intent of this initiative is to impart skill training to the youth, so that they can adopt the cooperative profession of dairy, which will give a boost to the agricultural economy.
The Cabinet Minister said a new batch of this four-week training will start from July 03.
He urged farmers, especially young farmers, to undergo training and take up dairy farming on a commercial scale so that the income of the farmers will get a push.
Khuddian said the aspiring youth interested to enroll themselves for training can get the prospectus form from any district office of Dairy Development Department or related training centres i.e. Abul Khurana (Sri Muktsar Sahib), Chatamli (Ropar), Bija (Ludhiana), Phagwara (Kapurthala), Sardulgarh (Mansa), Verka (Amritsar), Gill (Moga), Tarn Taran and Sangrur.
“The candidates must complete the application enclosed in the prospectus and get it attested by the Deputy Director Dairy of the district concerned and submit it to their first priority training center or carry it along with the documents at the time of counselling,” he said.
The Cabinet Minister said the age of the aspirant must be 18-45 years and the educational qualification of a candidate should be at least passing of Class 10. The selection of eligible candidates will be done by a departmental committee on a first-come-first-served basis at the respective training centres on June 28.