Training of Agriculture officers in ICT & Social media


This project aims at providing  training in ICT and Social Media to agricultural officers of Kerala.


The objective of this program is to create awareness about ICT infrastructure and methods among agricultural officers to enable them to effectively discharge their services and extend their knowledge and skills to the farmers /public anywhere, anytime using smart devices.  The Training of Agriculture officers in ICT & Social media identified training programs,  and conducted  Training Programs as per the requirement of SAMETI, Kerala  and includes :


The project includes the following training

  1. Customized training  in ICT and Social Media for information dissemination and productivity enhancement in agriculture sector. (5 days, 3 batches of 20 participants each)
  2. Advanced Diploma in ICT & Social media  (3 months, one batch of 25 candidates.)

Total Budget

 21 Lakhs. (Approximately )

Project Duration

1 Year

Date of Commencement

April  2017

Funding Agency

State Agricultural Management Extension Training Institute (SAMETI) under govt of Kerala.

Contact Information

Vimala Mathew
Scientist/Engineer 'D'
NIELIT Calicut

0495 2742930 , 9446732691