Farmers Training Institute

The Farmers Training Institute (FTI) was established in the year 1967 to organize both institutional and peripatetic training programmes. During 1982, the institute was brought under the purview of the Women and Youth Training Extension Project (WYTEP) with the financial assistance from DANIDA with operational jurisdiction of Bangalore Rural district. After completion of WYTEP the training programmes are organizing under GES (General Extension Services). However, WYTEP has been revived to organize only specialized training programmes funded by Government of Karnataka.
Sponsored training programmes are also being organized as and when sponsoring agencies approach the institute for imparting training for farmers / farmwomen / members of Self Help Groups and field functionaries of different line departments.
Mandate
  • To Plan and organize training programmes on agriculture and allied aspects.
  • To provide farm advisory services.
  • To organize exposure visits to progressive farmers’ fields.
Activities
  • Organizing institutional training programmes.
  • Organizing post institutional training programmes of one day duration.
  • Organizing link workers training programmes both institutional and at village level.
  • Organizing specialized training programmes in Agriculture and allied aspects.
  • Organizing workshops, seminars, farmers-scientists interaction sessions etc.
DR. K.N. Ramanna
Dr. K.N. Ramanna
Chief Instructor

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DR. J. Shivanna
Dr. J. Shivanna
Professor (Horticulture)

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+91-81975 38345
MR. S. Janarjuna
Mr. S. Janarjuna
Associate Professor (Agronomy)

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+91-94488 26598
MR. K. N. Chandregowda
Mr. K. N. Chandregowda
Associate Professor (Agril. Extension)

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+91-94494 43822
DR. Banu Deshpande
Dr. Banu Deshpande
Assistant Professor (Food Science & Nutrition)

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+91-98441 76675
DR. K. G. Banuprakash
Dr. K. G. Banuprakash
Assistant Professor & Radio Contact Officer

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+91-94486 66942

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