The two day training in rubber nursery management scheduled to be conducted at Rubber Training Institute, Kottayam on 3 and 4 February 2014 is postponed to 11 and 12 March 2014.
The course content for training in nursery maintenance includes collection and germination of seeds, preparation of nursery beds, collection of budwood, polybag plants, root trainer plants, manuring, after care and disease control. The fee for training in rubber nursery maintenance 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 and members of Rubber Producers Societies will get twenty five percent concessions on production of membership certificate.
The payment may be made by money order or demand draft drawn in favour of Director (Training), Rubber Board 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. For details contact phone 0481 - 2353127, 2351313.