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Promotion of Agriculture & Allied Activities

LSS has been continuously promoting tiny and micro enterprise based on different agriculture and its allied activities. Building capacity amongst emerging farmers and entrepreneurs is one of the strategies LSS has adopted to promote tiny and micro enterprises. In order to provide post training handholding support organization helps beneficiaries with linkages for market access and credit from banks to take up or upgrade the units. LSS implemented two numbers of MEDPs under support and sanction from NABARD in year 2011-12. Details of such training programs held are as mentioned below:

Micro Enterprise Development Program on Poultry

LSS implemented a MEDP on poultry amongst 30 nos. of matured SHG members promoted under NABARDs SHG Bank Linkage Program.. The program was implemented from 27th of August, 2011 to 8th of September, 2011. Beneficiaries were provided inputs on scientific rearing system of poultry in intensive and semi intensive systems to promote broiler and backyard farming for meat and laying purposes respectively. All the beneficiaries have been successfully linked to banks for availing credit and take up the activity or upgrade existing one. Beneficiaries are sustainably running units and selling the produce locally.

Micro Enterprise Development Program on Mushroom

LSS implemented a MEDP on Mushroom cultivation amongst 30 nos. of matured SHG members promoted under NABARDs SHG Bank Linkage program. The program was implemented from 9th of September, 2011 to 21st of September, 2011. Beneficiaries were provided training on mushroom cultivation on scientific lines, besides inputs were given market information and enterprise management. All the beneficiaries have been linked with banks for taking up the activity which are running sustainably. The produce is being sold in remunerative price locally and across international border amongst people from Kingdom of Bhutan.

Training on Mushroom cultivation under MSME-ESDP

Organization conducted a training program on mushroom cultivation under support from MSME-ESDP sanctioned by 11E, Guwahati. The program was conducted in village Sashipur under Tamulpur Development Block of Baksa district amongst 30 nos. of upcoming farmers and entrepreneurs from 27th of February to 27th of March, 2012.