Extra Jobs to be Created in Agriculture Sector

Kerala Agricultural College

Based on R Chandra Babu, Vice-Chancellor of Kerala Agricultural College, plantation sector crops adopted by Odisha and North-Jap States are prone to create extra jobs within the agriculture sector.

On Tuesday, he opened the twenty fourth Worldwide Symposium on Plantation Crops (PLACROSYM) right here, saying that thorough and steady analysis & improvement within the plantation sector will drastically add worth to the sector.

Spices Exports Elevated

Regardless of the challenges posed by Covid-19, spices exports reached a brand new excessive of $4.1 billion, in line with D Sathiyan, Secretary, Spices Board, and the Board is aiming for a $10 billion goal within the coming yr. He claims that whereas the plantation sector accounts for less than 3% of cultivated land, it accounts for 27% of complete agricultural commodity exports.

Based on Spices Board Chairman A. G. Thankappan, the Covid outbreak had a major influence on migrant staff, which was mirrored within the plantation sectors. He challenged scientists and researchers to seek out the most effective options for Covid-related issues within the plantation sector.


PLACROSYM was based in 1978 and is held biennially beneath the auspices of varied analysis organizations/establishments concerned in plantation crops analysis and improvement.

PLACROSYM brings collectively eminent plantation scientists and researchers to brainstorm and debate the challenges of change, notably after Covid-19. The symposium’s theme is ‘Dealing with the Pandemic and Past: Analysis and Improvements within the Plantation Crops Sector.’

The symposium’s important crops are tea, espresso, spices, rubber, coconut, arecanut, oil palm, cashew, cocoa, and different commercially necessary plantation crops.

Goals of Kerala Agricultural College:

Present high quality schooling in Agriculture, Horticulture, Cooperation, Forestry, Agricultural Engineering, House Science & different allied disciplines.

Generate acceptable applied sciences to help the sustainable development of agricultural entrepreneurship and agri-business.

Undertake primary, utilized, and adaptive analysis to handle present & future challenges of the farming neighborhood and to offer administration choices related to the prevailing agroclimatic and socio-economic conditions.

First printed on: 16 Dec 2021, 10:20 IST

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