FTC Training Facilities

SDI had constructed Farmers Training Center (FTC)  in Dhamrai  at Sutipara with  substantial  financial grant from the people of Japan  and also SDI’s own resources.  The purpose of the 3 storied Farmers Training Center  is to impart agricultural skills training  specially of organic farming and marketing, to at least 1332 farmers annually  to improve productivity  thus add value and  resulting in income increase and eventual poverty reductions. 1332 poor farmers (male and female) will learn how to improve productivity and added value. Farmers are expected to increase income and it would mitigate poverty in the area. The training programme focuses on the organic farming and marketing   with a focus on safe food for human health and environment.

Ground Floor Facilities:

Reception Desk & Waiting Area:

Special waiting area for trainees and guests.

Training Hall:

Air conditioned training room to comfortably seat minimum 50 trainees around tables with desks. The training room is equipped with 2 multimedia projectors, PA system with wireless microphones, whiteboard, Flip board and Felt board.

Library:

The training center has a reference library with seating capacity of 10 persons for the use by the trainers and the trainees. Materials suitable for farmers with limited literacy are available in the library.

Health Care Room:

A qualified MAT and a qualified nurse are present to address the health and medicare need of the trainees.

Dining Facilities:

Air conditioned dining room has facilities for serving 48 persons at a time. The dining room is equipped with large Television screen.

Kitchen and Serving Room:

The kitchen is equipped with modern cooking equipment and large refrigerators, micro-wave oven, gas fired stoves, cutleries etc. Experienced chef is skilled in cooking Bengali and Oriental dishes.

First Floor Failities:

Dormitory:

Dormitory for 30 trainees including women trainees. For individual resident trainee cabinet/cupboard and working table (sliding), chair. All the toilets have geezers for hot water supply.

Trainers Accommodation:

On 1st floor for 4 trainers, 2 air conditioned rooms, with attached bath and geezers. A separate dining room for trainers on the same floor.Training Program Coordination related all management, coordination, liaison and service facilitation is done here.

Porches:

There are 2 porches one in the front and the other at the back side. These can be used for group discussion and or recreational purposes.

Second Floor Failities:

Conference Center cum Auditorium:

Dormitory for 30 trainees including women trainees. For individual resident trainee cabinet/cupboard and working table (sliding), chair. All the toilets have geezers for hot water supply.

Trainers Accommodation:

The center has a spacious seminar cum auditorium ideal for holding conference 400 audience. The venue is ideal for holding conferences by Govt. agencies, Donor Agencies, NGOs, MFIs, Pharmaceutical companies, multinational companies etc.The conference center is fully air conditioned and equipped with state of the art audio-visual systems and acoustically designed for crisp and clear sound and suppress noises.Adjacent of the conference hall is a specious area for refreshment arrangements. Also it has an air conditioned waiting lounge for distinguished guest to an event in the conference room.

Roof Space:

The roof of the building has an open space of 2500 sft space (excluding glass roof covered surface area of the roof), which can be used for rest and recreation and ideal for holding open air cultural events.The spacious roof top and the lawns are ideal for holding bar bque parties for thetrainees.