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Entrepreneurs to get technical assistance in the Coconut sector

Aiswarya R Nair
Aiswarya R Nair

The Kerala Startup Mission and Agri-Business Incubator under the Central Plantation Crops Research Center (CPCRI) have launched an online chat series called ‘Yawa’ which is technical assistance to Entrepreneurs in the Coconut sector.

‘Yawa’ is a continuation of the Kalpa Green webchat that has been going on for the past month and the series is about technologies developed by CPCRI. This program was launched on Saturday and a further three on Saturdays. K Muraleedharan will handlethe class. Dr Anita Kumari for questioning and public discussion. A panel comprising P,.Dr MR Manikandan, Dr Murali Gopal and Dr Shamina Begum PP have been constituted.

Lead Bank Manager Shri K Kannan will be on the panel to discuss the bank’s currentfinancial assistance and to clear up doubts. Business consultant Shri Jayaraj P Nair and Shri Yoga Narasimha International founder Smriti Pavithra S will also be in attendance.

The Coconut Research Station at Kasaragod in Kerala was initially established in 1916 by the then Government of Madras and subsequently, it was taken over by the Indian Central Coconut Committee in 1948. Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI) was established in 1970 as one of the agricultural research institutes in the National Agricultural Research System (NARS) under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).

The present organizational set up of the Institute with headquarter at Kasaragod, Kerala, Regional Stations at Kayamkulam (Kerala), Vittal (Karnataka) and Minicoy (Lakshadweep islands) and Research Centres at Kahikuchi (Assam), Mohitnagar (West Bengal) and Kidu (Karnataka) cater to the research needs of the mandate crops at the National level.

The website for registration and more information visit www.cpcriagribiz.in

 Contact: 8129182004

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