Functions of the Board
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Coconut Development Board is a statutory body established by the Government of India for the integrated development of coconut production and utilization in the country with focus on productivity increase and product diversification. The Board which came into existence on 12th January 1981, functions under the administrative control of the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, with its Headquarters at Kochi in Kerala and Regional Offices at Bangalore in Karnataka, Chennai in Tamil Nadu and Guwahati in Assam. There are six State Centres situated at Bhubaneswar in Orissa, Calcutta in West Bengal, Patna in Bihar, Thane in Maharashtra, Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh and Port Blair in the Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The Board has 9 Demonstration cum Seed Production (DSP) Farms in different locations of the country and now 7 farms are maintained. A Market Development cum Information Centre has established in Delhi. The Board has set up a Technology Development Centre at Vazhakulam near Aluva in Kerala.
With a view to accomplishing the objectives envisaged under the Act, the Board has been formulating and implementing various schemes since its inception.
1. Lending Services
2. Inter-Library Loan (ILL)
3. Reference Services
4. Current Awareness Service (CAS)
5. Reprographic Service
Coconut Development Board is the pioneer organisation for coconut technology development in India.
3. Technical guidance to entrepreneurs in setting up coconut based units.
Facilities for chemical analysis of copra, coconut oil and coconut vinegar are available at the Technology Development Centre of the Board at Vazhakkulam, Aluva, Ernakulam.
For further details please contact:
at Technology Development Centre, Aluva
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
· Introductory session on training programme.
· Product familiarization.
· Product demonstration.
· Hands on training.
· Quality standards and quality management systems.
· Packaging and preservation techniques.
· Marketing strategies.
· Repeat sessions.
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This Programme has been designed for self help groups/women groups/societies/entrepreneurs venturing into coconut based convenience foods.
VENUE: TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE, COCONUT DEVELOPMENT BOARD Keenpuram, South Vazhakulam, Aluva - 683105 Kerala. Tel: 0484-2679680 (10 km from Aluva (Aluva - Perumbavoor private bus route)
DURATION: 1 to 4 DAYS No of Seats: 10-12 Persons per batch.
FEES: Rs.450/- per participant for 4 day programme, Rs.125/- per participant for one day programme and Rs.1000/- per individual or unit (max. 3 nominees) for two day programme on Coconut Vinegar. Fee covers lecture sessions, course material, lunch, tea & snacks and Institutional amenities.
Participants are requested to register in the enclosed registration form along with prescribed fee in favour of Coconut Development Board payable at Aluva.
Performance will be evaluated and grade will be awarded along with certificate.
Name of the Participant/s :
Contact Address :
If sponsored, sponsoring
Preferred dates for training (give 3 options)
Interested in: 1 day 2 days 4 days
DDNo......................... Amount Rs.........................
Signature of sponsoring authority ........................
Payment shall be made by DD in favour of: COCONUT DEVELOPMENT BOARD payable at Aluva
Mail the Registration form along with prescribed registration fee to
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