A two-week training camp for coconut neera technicians has begun on SCMS campus, Kalamassery.
SCMS Group chairman G P C Nayar inaugurated the programme, organised by the SCMS Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Research and Development (SIBB, R&D), in association with the Coconut Development Board.Deputy Excise Commissioner V Ajith Lal delivered the keynote address.
The camp will conclude on February 24. SCMS vice-chairman Pradeep P Thevannor and SIBB director C Mohankumar also spoke on the occasion. As many as 22 coconut neera technicians are taking part in the training programme. A book by the SCMS research centre on coconut neera production was released at the function by V Ajith Lal.