A one-day training programme on Capacity Building for Farmer Producer Company (FPC)-
Board of Directors, Chief Executive officers and Accountants held at SFARD Office Sangaiprou, Imphal on Saturday.
The training Programme was organized under the central sector scheme ‘’ Formation and Promotion of 10000 FPOs’’ by a CBBO (Cluster Based Business Organization) Sushila Foundation for Agricultural and Rural Development (SFARD), supported by Implementing Agency NERAMAC (North Eastern Regional Agricultural and Marketing Corporation Ltd.).
Mr. Pritam (State Head of SFARD) gave a brief about the benefits of the scheme, functioning of FPCs, Proper utilization of funds,Equity Grant benefits, Agriculture Infrastructure Fund, Credit Guarantee Fund &Market linkages of farmers produce.
Mr. Imo (In charge of NERAMAC, Manipur) also explained about the Business planning, Value Addition of farm products,Proper marketing channels, Packaging and Branding.
As many as 25 officials of Four FPCs from Senapati District (Lepaona FPC, Emeo FPC, Willong FPC, ChilivaiPhaibung FPC) were participated in the training programme.
They expressed their gratitude to the organizers for the well intended training program and satisfaction for understanding and learnings. They further expressed their keen interest to attend more such training programmes in the future.