Assamese version of Rice Knowledge Bank launched under APART

Rice Knowledge Bank, Assam (RKB, Assam)—a digital extension service, provides practical knowledge solutions, specialized for small-scale farmers for Assam.

GUWAHATI: Assam Agricultural University (AAU), with the technical support of International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), and the Department of Agriculture, Government of Assam, under Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation Project (APART) launched the Assamese and English version of the Rice Knowledge Bank on Wednesday. During the event, a booklet on climate-resilient technologies and rice value chain "Rice Production Manual", 15 factsheets and 14 brochures on rice production techniques were also released. The RKB website and the publications were launched and released by Rajesh Prasad, IAS, APC Govt. of Assam.