KVK Ri-Bhoi Organized Skill Development Training on “Aquaculture Worker” under ASCI.

The KVK Ri-Bhoi has successfully trained twenty youths and farmers from Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya on skill development qualification pack “Aquaculture Worker”. The Prime Minister of India flagship programme under the Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI) was started on 29th January and the final assessment was done by independent assessment agency MSAG on 6th March, 2019. During this month long training progarmme with 200 hours contact period the training schedule was prepared and approved by ASCI. Training was done on three modules viz. theory, practical and assessment. Under theory and practical detailed techniques of Assist in water intake activities from the source to reservoir or pond up to desired level, Treat water with appropriate method, Assist in pre stocking pond preparation, Assist in carrying out culture operation, Assist in harvest and post-harvest measure within the farm, Ensure safety measures and upkeep of water bodies used in fish culture, Maintain Personal Hygiene and safety. During the course of the programme, practical demonstrations were conducted and exposure visits were undertaken. The training programme ended with assessment of trainees and subsequently the qualified trainees will be awarded with certificates in due course of time by ASCI. The post training placement monitoring is under progress through Bankitkupar Mukhim, SMS Fisheries Science of the KVK Ri-Bhoi, Master Trainer of the programme.

Inaugural programme of the skill training
Training & practical demonstration for netting operation
Class room training programmes using AV aids
Exposure visit to RRTC Umran
Theoretical assessment of trainees by assessor MSAG