Dzongkhag Agriculture sector conducts awareness training program on promotion of commercial agriculture and agro-based entrepreneurship in the Gewogs

10 June 2019

As planned in 12th FY Plan under LGKRA -1: to enhance local economy and create gainful employment; The Dzongkhag Agriculture sector has been conducting awareness training program on promotion of commercial agriculture and agro-based entrepreneurship in the Gewogs with an aim to inspire youths and the women to take up the business. Participants are introduced to various opportunities of commercial agriculture and agro- based enterprise including value additions that will require government support and interventions to set up farm based cottage and small Industries( CSIs). The awareness on priority sector lending(PSL) is also conducted to create better understanding and encourage youths to avail facility while setting up their agro- business.
The program is expected to cover all 15 Gewogs latest by 14th June 2019.