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Training on Jackfruit Cultivation and Value Addition in Collaboration with Women's Wing GCCI, Panaji

Goa is blessed with a natural wealth of Jack trees and lot of fruit goes waste during the season due to unawareness of technology available for processing. Keeping this in view Krishi Vigyan Kendra of ICAR – CCARI, Ela, Old Goa organized 03 days entrepreneurship development programme on Jackfruit Processing in association with Women wing, GCCI, Panaji from 10th July to 12th July, 2018 at training hall of KVK campus. Different processed products like jackfruit pulp, papad, pickle, squash, leather, bulbs in brine solution, etc and other products like jackfruit kababs, jack seed kheer, jackfruit gulab jamun, etc were demonstrated. Valedictory function was held on 12th July, 2018 in which Dr. Jenifer Kamat, Chairperson, Women’s Wing, GCCI, Panaji was Chief Guest knowing the potential for value added products she urged the participants to enter into this venture. Dr. E B Chakurkar, Director of ICAR – CCARI, Old Goa stressed the need of entering in value addition as it helps in doubling the farmer’s income. Mr. H R C Prabhu, PC, KVK welcomed the gathering. Dr. Priyadevi, Pr. Scientist (Horticulture – Fruit Science) and Mrs. Sunetra Talaulikar, were the resource person and co-ordinated the programme. Mrs. Christibela, Shrivastava, member of women’s wing, GCCI, Panaji proposed vote of thanks and 25 participants attended the meeting.

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Title : Feedback on Jackfruit Training