The two day training in scientific harvesting of rubber scheduled to be conducted at Rubber Training Institute, Kottayam on 14 and 15 January 2014 is postponed to 6 and 7 February 2014. The course content for the training includes usage of different types of tapping knives, new scientific tapping methods and use of yield stimulants. The training fee is Rs.800/- (12.36% per cent 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 (IFSC 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.