Proposals for conducting training courses under State Budget are being sent to the Department of Agricultural Marketing, Govt. of West Bengal through West Bengal State Agricultural marketing Board during the beginning of every Financial Year. Till date, NSTIAM has conducted the following type of trainings:
One90 days residential training programme exclusively for the young members of the Small and Marginal Farm Families with special thrust upon the SC and ST communities to ensure them better livelihood opportunities by means of boosting their employability through entrepreneurship development. During the last 05 years, the institute has conducted 48 such residential training courses, for the young members of farm family.
The 6 days ‘Basic training on Entrepreneurship development’ as the Outreach Program of NSTIAM at Zilla RMCs with an objective to create a general awareness regarding the schemes & activities of Agri-allied departments related to marketing of agri-produces at block level and to provide a basic idea on Agri-entrepreneurship development.During the last 02 years, the institute has conducted 84 such block level training courses targeting the members of farm family.C.
Institute introduced one new 5 days training during the F.Y. 2019-20 on ‘Advanced Marketing Management' for the ex-trainees of the institute who are successfully running their own agri-business.D.
Institute introduced another 5-day new trainingduring the F.Y. 2019-20as ‘Training of Trainers’ for the departmental officials.E.
The 14 days residential training program on ‘Post-Harvest Management, Preservation and Marketing of Fruits and Vegetables’ was also conducted by the Institute. During the last 05 years, the institute has conducted 64 residential training courses, each of 14 days duration for the members of FPCs, FPOs, FIGs, Farmers’ Groups, farmers’ Processing Groups and Self-help Gosthies formed by Govt. of West Bengal, Sufal Bangla& SFAC.F.
Trainings on Computer (Basic, Hardware and Advanced) have also been conducted by the Institute mainly for the market function aries, Staffs & Officials of Department of Agricultural Marketing.During the last 05 years, the institute has trained 412 officials through 29 Basic Computer trainings, 206 officials through 15 Advanced Computer trainings, 160 officials through 12 Hardware Management Trainingand 106 accounts personnel through 8 Tally trainings.G.
Training on e-NAM are also being organised by NSTIAM under State Budget. Till now, 350RMC Secretaries & officials and other Stakeholder representatives of e-NAM have trained exclusively on this topic through 22 trainings.