Demonstration and Scale-up programmes for Societal Upliftment
Mushroom Incubator setup at Bodoland University in Kokrajhar:
Kokrajhar, a remote region in Assam is working towards the socio-economic upliftment and empowerment of rural entrepreneurs in mushroom culture and farming especially women entrepreneur.
- The Mushroom Incubator has been supporting 11 entrepreneur and helped in setting up of 24 new mushroom Unit at Bodoland region of Assam
- The Incubator has distributed more than 12 quintals of Mushroom spawn and has earned revenue accordingly and as many as 650 families are helped. It has been estimated that a total production of mushroom in Bodoland and adjoining areas has been enhanced by 20 to 25 tonnes annually.
- A total of 1663 people have been trained in mushroom cultivation using modern techniques and 48 small scale entrepreneurs are currently groomed by the centre.