India’s Rubber Board is organizing a training program for the production of root trainer plants at the Rubber Training Institute, in Kottayam, Kerala, on July 16, 2020. The course content includes brown budding, green budding and the production of root trainer plants. The training fee is Rs. 500 ($6.65), plus 18% GST extra. SC/ST candidates will be given a 50% cut in fees on production of a caste certificate. RPS members will be given a 25% cut in fees on production of a membership certificate. Farmers, nursery owners and anyone else interested can take part in the program. For boarding and lodging, Rs. 300 ($4) extra will be charged, per day, per participant. For details, please call : +91-0481- 2353127/2351313.
The Rubber Board says the training will be conducted in accordance with the SOP issued by the DoP&T (Department of Personnel and Training) regarding the containment of the coronavirus pandemic.