ANANTNAG, June 8 -- NABARD has launched a 30-day Skill Development Programme (SDP) for 30 females from the Kokernag sub-division of District Anantnag.

The programme was inaugurated by Deputy General Manager NABARD, Surinder Singh in the presence of District Development Manager NABARD Rouf Zargar.

The training will focus on processing the fallen apples and vegetables towards value addition such as juice, jelly, jam and pickle making.

Inaugurating the programme, DGM NABARD said that there is tremendous scope for apple and vegetable processing in Kashmir keeping in view the availability of raw materials and rural females need to be provided training in this sector thus enabling them to set up small units based at their homes or through SHG ...