The Rubber Board organizes a five-day training in rubber cultivation at Rubber Training Institute, Kottayam from 6 to 10 January 2014. The course content includes modern planting materials, planting techniques, manuring, rainguarding, pest and disease control, tapping and latex processing. The medium of instruction is English. The course is intended for rubber growers, estate owners, managers, officers, etc. The training fee is Rs. 2,500/- (12.36% service tax extra). SC/ST candidates will be given fifty per cent concession in fee on production of caste certificate. RPS members will be given twenty five per cent concession in fee on production of membership certificate.
The payment may be made by money order or demand draft drawn in favour of Director (Training), Rubber Board, Kottayam-9 payable at Kottayam. Application on white paper along with fee may be forwarded to Director (Training), Rubber Training Institute, Rubber Board PO, Kottayam-686 009. The fee can also be paid direct to Account No.1450300184 of Central Bank of India (IFS Code-CBIN 0284156). In that case the copy of the bank receipt should be enclosed with the application. Application through email (email: email@example.com) along with scanned copy of the bank receipt is also acceptable. For details, contact phone 0481- 2351313, 2353127.