This programme has been developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India.
Objectives of the programme:
- Imparting knowledge and skills for minimizing the post-harvest losses, primary processing of fruits and vegetables at the production areas/clusters and production of value added products.
- Developing entrepreneurship and skill development for self-employment in food processing and associated activities.
The study materials have been developed in the form of nine modules. The modules are:
ii) Post-harvest management of fruits and vegetables
iii) Processing and value added products
iv) Product specification
v) Packaging of fresh fruits and vegetables and processed products
vi) Quality and quality control
vii) Marketing of fresh and processed products
viii) Setting-up of an enterprise and
ix) Institutional support to the entrepreneurs.