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Technology Mission on Coconut

 

 


* Development, Demonstration & Adoption of Technologies

Programme 1Management of Insect Pests & Diseases affected Coconut Gardens

Programme 2Processing and Product Diversification

Programme 3Market Research and Promotion

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Programme 1

Management of Insect Pests & Diseases affected Coconut Gardens

Diseases affected Coconut

Mites
Development of technologies Demonstration of technologies Adoption of technologies

A. Focus areas

  • Identification of root wilt disease free palms in the midst of disease affected gardens in 8 Districts of Southern Kerala and subjected to serological /ELISA tests and making use of these palms for seed production for raising quality seedlings.
  • Identification of natural microbial antagonistic agents against eriophyid mite.
  • Evaluation of biological agents for management of Ganoderma/Tatipaka diseases / Stem bleeding in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and other areas;
  • Studies on recycling of organic waste in reducing insect pests and disease incidence and increasing the production including the use of biological agents;
  • Large scale synthesis of pheromones against red palm weevil and mass multiplication of pheromones; etc.
  • Any other aspects of insect pest and disease management.
  • Development of technology for insect, pest and diseases which are contrast to coconut products.
  • Technology available outside the country could be imported with cost.
  • Through improved cropping /farming systems.
  • Through improved cultural practices including nutrient and water management.
  • Demonstration of all the proven technologies on management of insect pests and diseases.

  • Adoption of all the proven technologies on management of insect pests and diseases as well as on improved cultural practices

B. Eligible institutions

  • Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR),
  • State Agricultural Universities (SAUís)
  • Non governmental organizations (NGOís)
  • Any institution having capability to conduct research
  • Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR),
  • State Agricultural Universities (SAUís)
  • State Agriculture/ Horticulture departments
  • Public sector/Non governmental organizations (NGOís)
  • Registered cooperative societies/Individuals/ Group of farmers.
  • Any institution having capability to demonstrate technologies.
  • Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR),
  • State Agricultural Universities (SAUís)
  • State Agriculture/ Horticulture departments
  • Public sector/Non governmental organizations (NGOís)
  • Registered cooperative societies/Individuals/ Group of farmers.
  • Any institute having capability to adopt technology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Programme 2

Processing and Product Diversification

Coconut ProductsCoconut ProductsCoconut Products

Development of technologies Acquisition of technologies Adoption of technologies

A. Focus areas

  • Convenience oriented coconut foods, Coconut oil based medicinal formulation,
  • Bio-diesel and Oleo-chemicals,
  • Coconut shell based chemicals and coconut water & skim milk based beverages, 
  • Coconut timber processing etc.
  • Technologies developed at laboratory level shall be field tested at pilot plant level to assess the technical and economic viability of the technologies.
  • Technologies shall be transferred through demonstration and training of entrepreneurs in the appropriate areas.
  • Any technology available outside the country and could be imported.
  • All the proven technologies in processing / product diversification 
  • All the proven technologies in processing / product diversification

B. Eligible institutions

  • Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR),
  • Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL), 
  • Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI),
  • Regional Research Laboratories (RRL),
  • State Agricultural Universities (SAUís)
  • NGOís, Individual entrepreneurs
  • Public sector and other research organizations
  • Any institution having capability for conducting research.
  • Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR),
  • Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL), 
  • Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI),
  • Regional Research Laboratories (RRL), 
  • State Agricultural Universities (SAUís)
  • NGOís/ Registered cooperative societies/Individual entrepreneurs
  • Public sector and other research organizations
  • Any institute / organization having capability
  • Registered co-operative societies / entrepreneurs / individuals
  • NGOís / Any institutions having capability to adopt technology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Programme 3

Market Research and Promotion

Coconut ProductsCoconut Products

A. Focus areas

Review the present situation of coconut development in particular area / State.

  1. Develop primary/secondary data of various aspects on coconut.
  2. Identify constraints and suggest their remedial measures.
  3. Develop short term and long term strategies for systematic development of coconut.
  4. Provide consultancy services, expert services & establishing labs etc. in pursuance thereof.
  5. All other aspects related to promotion and utilization of coconut products in India and outside.
  6. Technology available outside and has potential.
  7. Assessment of consumer preference, assessment of value added products and trend analysis.
  8. Awareness campaign on health aspects of coconut products.
  9. Providing support for establishment of parlours for coconut products, media support, literature, participation in exhibition / trade fairs, etc. within and outside the country.

B. Eligible institutions

  1. All the Govt. agencies, NGOís, Registered cooperative societies and individuals.
  2. Any institute/organization having capability.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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