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Cairn India initiates training programme for farmers

Cairn India, an oil exploration major, has initiated training programmes for peasants in Bihar as part of corporate social responsibility initiative, company sources said.

patna Updated: Feb 20, 2009 13:59 IST

With a view to spreading awareness among farmers about increasing the fertility of land, Cairn India, an oil exploration major, has initiated training programmes for peasants in Bihar as part of corporate social responsibility initiative, company sources said.

The company, which will give training to 1,500 farmers in batches till June, will train farmers on organic farming and vermi-compost usage.

As part of its corporate social responsibility initiative, the company, in collaboration with the Havidih Gram Vikas Parishad, will organise a two-day training programme from on Friday at Havidih Central and Havidih North panchayats of Baheri block of Darbhanga district, sources said.

During the programme, 100 farmers will be trained in preparing vermi compost and its importance and benefits, the company sources said, adding that the training would be followed by a practical demonstration of compost bed preparation, materials required, worms applications and other precautionary measures.