Bee-Keeping Section of Channapatna Taluk 

Channapatna taluk is a part of Bangalore rural district. This taluk has geographical area of 53,587 hectares. The people of this taluk are mainly depending on agriculture. The Bee keeping is based on agriculture, Horticulture and Forest. There is a good source and potential for Bee keeping in this taluk. The Bee keeping is also considered as rural industry. The Bee keeping industry has covered 28 villages and there are 106 Bee keepers, who are maintaining 110 Bee colonies i.e., Apies cerena indica. The state government is providing training programmes and issuing Bee inputs under 50% subsidy to lift up the bee keeping in large scale. The main object of the bee keeping is to get good yeild of the crops through cross pollination from bees. Then honey, bee wax  etc. there are three government apiries of artisan training institute, one at artisan training institute premises in Channapatna town, one at Byrapatna Horticulture Nursery and another apiry at Forest Nursery of the taluk.

Bee-Keeping Section of Devanahalli Taluk

Devanahalli  taluk is a part of Bangalore rural district. This taluk has geographical area of 44,935 hectares. The people of this taluk are mainly depending on agriculture. The Bee keeping is based on agriculture, Horticulture and Forest. There is a good source and potential for Bee keeping in this taluk. The Bee keeping is also considered as rural industry. The Bee keeping industry has covered 31 villages and there are 138 Bee keepers, who are maintaining 196 Bee colonies i.e., Apies cerena indica. The state government is providing training programmes and issuing Bee inputs under 50% subsidy to lift up the bee keeping in large scale. The main object of the bee keeping is to get good yeild of the crops through cross pollination from bees. Then honey, bee wax  etc. there are two government apiry of artisan training institute at taluk panchayath office premises in Devanahalli town and another apiry at Forest Nursery.

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Bee-Keeping Section of Hosakote taluk

Hosakote taluk is a part of Bangalore rural district. This taluk has geographical area of 54,857 hectares. The people of this taluk are mainly depending on agriculture. The Bee keeping is based on agriculture, Horticulture and Forest. There is a good source and potential for Bee keeping in this taluk. The Bee keeping is also considered as rural industry. The Bee keeping industry has covered 49 villages and there are 226 Bee keepers, who are maintaining 358 Bee colonies i.e., Apies cerena indica. The state government is providing training programmes and issuing Bee inputs under 50% subsidy to lift up the bee keeping in large scale. The main object of the bee keeping is to get good yeild of the crops through cross pollination from bees. Then honey, bee wax  etc. There are twogovernment apiries of artisan training institute, one at taluk panchayath premises in Hosakote town and another apiry at adarsha grama yojana, Sonnaallipura.

Bee-Keeping Section of Kanakapura Taluk

Kanakapura taluk is a part of Bangalore rural district. This taluk has geographical area of 1,59,426 hectares. The people of this taluk are mainly depending on agriculture. The Bee keeping is based on agriculture, Horticulture and Forest. There is a good source and potential for Bee keeping in this taluk. The Bee keeping is also considered as rural industry. The Bee keeping industry has covered 38 villages and there are 150 Bee keepers, who are maintaining 300 Bee colonies i.e., Apies cerena indica. The state government is providing training programmes and issuing Bee inputs under 50% subsidy to lift up the bee keeping in large scale. The main object of the bee keeping is to get good yeild of the crops through cross pollination from bees. Then honey, bee wax  etc. there is a apiry of artisan training institute premises in kanakapura taluk.

Bee-Keeping Section of Magadi taluk

Magadi  taluk is a part of Bangalore rural district. This taluk has geographical area of 79,969 hectares. The people of this taluk are mainly depending on agriculture. The Bee keeping is based on agriculture, Horticulture and Forest. There is a good source and potential for Bee keeping in this taluk. The Bee keeping is also considered as rural industry. The Bee keeping industry has covered 25 villages and there are 185 Bee keepers, who are maintaining 250 Bee colonies i.e., Apies cerena indica. The state government is providing training programmes and issuing Bee inputs under 50% subsidy to lift up the bee keeping in large scale. The main object of the bee keeping is to get good yeild of the crops through cross pollination from bees. Then honey, bee wax  etc. There are three government apiries of artisan training institute, one at taluk panchayath premises in Magadi town, one more at karlamangala and another apiry in the taluka itself.

Bee–Keeping section of Nelamangala Taluk

Nelamangala taluk is a part of Bangalore rural district. This taluk has geographical area of 50,967 hectres. The people of taluk are mainly depending upon agriculture and sericulture. The bee keeping is based on agriculture and forest. There is a good potentiality for bee keeping. The bee keeping is considerd as rural industries. The Bee keeping industry has covered 30 villages and there are 150 bee keepers who are maintaining 280 bee colonies i.e., Apies cerena indica. The state government is providing training programmes and issuing of bee inputs under 50% subsidy to lift up the bee keeping in large scale. The main object of the bee keeping is to get good yeild of the crops through cross pollination from bees. Then honey, bee wax  etc. There are 2 government apiries, one at Forest Nursery and another apiry at Horticultural Nursery Farm I Thippagondanahalli.

Bee–Keeping section of Ramanagar Taluk 

Ramanagar taluk is a part of Bangalore rural district. This taluk has geographical area of 62,930 hectres. The people of taluk are mainly depending upon agriculture and sericulture. The bee keeping is based on agriculture and forest. There is a good potentiality for bee keeping. The bee keeping is considerd as rural industries. The Bee keeping industry has covered 31 villages and There are 198 bee keepers who are maintaining 220 bee colonies i.e., Apies cerena indica. The state government is providing training programmes and issuing of bee inputs under 50% subsidy to lift up the bee keeping in large scale. The main object of the bee keeping is to get good yeild of the crops through cross pollination from bees. Then honey, bee wax  etc. there is one apiry of artisan training institute premises in Ramanagara town.

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Lacquerware Craft :

Artisan Training Institute Channapatna  

Artisan Training Institute Channapatna was established nearly 93 years ago. The main  intention of starting this institute was to encourage Channapatna toys. It was then known as Rural Artisan Training Institute.

 Channapatna is famous for not only in our country but also throughout the world for its Toys. These toys are made out of one specific wood called '' Aale Mara ''. It is learnt that the training was imparted in more then ten crafts.

Now, Training for Rural Youth is being imparted in 3 crafts namely carpentry, Lacquerware toys (Channapattana toys) and coir at A.T.I. Channapatna and only in only craft viy Blacksmity (Genl. Engg) at A.T.I. Branch – Ramanagara.

The institute is headed by one superintendent, also known as industrial – promotion officer of Group ''B'' Cadre.There are two SDA, and two Group D staff working at present.

1)  Sri Parashuram s/o Siddaramiah, Jettigara beedi, Fort, Channapatna aged about 40 years trained during 1973 –74 under departmental training scheme, in Lacquerwave craft is one of the many success stories.

            He availed a small loan under janardhana poojari loan mela from S.B.M Channapatna and has installed Lacquerwave machines i.e., traditional machines. He is now in a position to earn and also provided employment to 4 rural artisons.

 2) Lacquer ware Toys Section:

 The Training in Lacquerware toys popularly known as Channapatna Toys are being imparted to rural youths under various govt sponsored scheme such as TRYSEM, VISHWA, SCP, RAP etc. There is provision to train 15 candidates at a time. At present 5 ladies are undergoing training in this craft under VISHWA Scheme.

There is provision for trainging 15 rural youths in this craft. At present 5 rural ladies are being trained in this craft under VISHWA scheme and there is one instructor and one asst. instructor in this section.  

3) COIR  – SECTION:

           The Training in Coir and Coir products is being imparted to rural youth under various govt sponsored scheme such as VISHWA, SCP, RAP etc. There is provision to train 15 candidates at a time.

The Karnataka state Coir development corporation limited has taken special interest in imparting training to 20 rural women for a period of one year. During the training, the trainies are paid a stipend of Rs. 500/- only per month.

This section is headed by one instructor and at present 5 ladies are undergoing training under VISHWA Scheme.

COIR – Success story :

 1) Smt. Varalakshmi D/O Gajagaiah (S.C.), Fort, Channapatna, after getting 6 months training. during 1992-93 under S.C.P/TRYSEM has started her own coir unit and is providing employment to one or more family member. And she has taken no loan from any bank.

2) Smt. Kalamma W/O Kalaiah (S.C.), Fort, Channapatna, after getting 6 months training. during 1997-98 under S.C.P/TRYSEM has started her own coir unit and is providing employment to one or more family member. And she has taken no loan from any bank.

CARPENTARY :

A.T.I; CHANNAPATNA

                       The Training in Carpentry is being imparted to rural youth. In this craft for a period of six months under various govt sponsored scheme such as TRYSEM, VISHWA, SCP, RAP etc. There is provision to train 15 candidates at a time. At present there is only one instructor in this craft.

1)      Sri S.R. Rajendra S/O Rajachari, Sunnaghatta, Channapatna Taluk, obtained training in carpentary under VISHWA Scheme during 1999-2000 for 6 months and has established his own tiny unit. He has not obtained any loan from any Bank and he has provided employment to one rural youth.

District industries training centre was started in 1992 in Channapatna. In this training centre there are three crafts such as Lacquerware, Carpentary and General engineering.

At the District industries training centre(DITC) there is provision for training 15 rural youth in this craft. At present there is only one instructor.

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 A.T.I; Branch - RAMANAGARA

             There is provision to train 15 candidates in this branch of A.T.I under the govt sponsored schemes. There is one instructor in this section.

General Engineering:

There is provision to train 15 trainies in this craft. At present 5 rural youth are being trained in this craft under VISHWA Scheme.

 success story

1)      Of any Trainee/Benificieary ; If possible obtain two passport size Photos.

2)      Name and Adress ; When Training obtained, financial assistance if any.

3)      Any time even before 10-15 years training obtained.

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