The Institute is keeping a close monitoring on the post-training activities of the trainee groups apart from imparting training to them. From F.Y 2016-17 onwards, 28 new SHGs, 19 new FIGs and 03 FPCs have been formed with the trainees representing 90 days Young Members of Farm Families, selected from 57 Blocks of 18 Districts of the State.
Till date, total 85 branches of 17 Banks throughout the State have been involved for a Maximum Credit Linkage of Rs 134.89 lakh for the 85 Bank Linked Business Development Projects. The trainee groups are involving in the business of Betel leaf, Flower, Goatary, Fruits & Vegetables–Fresh and processed, Gobindobhog & Tulaipanji Paddy, Fish, Poultry, Spices, Mushroom, Amla, Broomstick, Herbal Abir, Mixed Sattu, Bori and Daal.
Several trainees trained under 14 days “Post-Harvest Management, Preservation and Marketing of Fruits & Vegetables Training” from Birbhum, Paschim Medinipur, Purba Medinipur, Bankura and Hooghly districts are already involved with front-end as well as back-end management of Sufal Bangla stalls in different districts of the State.