The Project in collaboration with COL aims to develop cost effective method of education and appropriate communication technology for education and training of rural youth in selected areas. The project on a pilot phase will be initiated in two selected districts of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. Areas of intervention are : (1) Commercial Vegetable Production (2) Fruit Nursery Production. Five video films have been completed and seven are under preparation. The self instructional print materials and audio cassettes are under development.
The first training programme on "Potato Cultivation" was organized from December 19 to 23rd 2001 at the Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) at Hastinapur. Self-instructional material, audio and video programmes were developed for the training programme.