POST HARVEST TECHNOLOGY CENTRE

AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING COLLEGE & RESEARCH INSTITUTE

TAMILNADU AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY

COIMBATORE

 

EXTENSION

 

 

CIDA

 

          The Post Harvest Technology Centre is closely associated with a number of outreach activities to disseminate the laboratory level outcomes to end users.

Following are the core activities of outreach mechanisms.

      Field level demonstration of collapsible crates supplied by McGill University , Canada to reduce the post harvest losses of fruits and vegetables and conducting follow up studies.

      Conducting impact assessment studies to evaluate the efficacy of the trainings in terms of entrepreneurship development

      Establishment of agro processing complexes and assessing their techno economic viability.

 

Collaborating Extension Agencies

 

         DHAN Foundation, Madurai

         District Rural Development Agency(DRDA), Coimbatore

         State Departments of Agriculture, Horticulture and Agricultural Engineering

         Tamilnadu Women Development Corporation Ltd

Training

          This centre is organizing entrepreneurship trainings to women and unemployed youths on Food Processing  and post harvest operations.  Following are the details of the trainings.

 

CIDA Training

Two trainings a  month (on 10th and 25th )

GOI training

One training a month

ICAR Training

One training a month

MFPI

Two trainings a month

 

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