he training section of this Institute is outfitted with following laboratories
to impart the practical training to the trainees under various training programmes.
Laboratories already developed
Laboratories under developing stage
- Tractor cut model & demonstration Lab.
- Plant Protection Lab.
- Manual and bullock drawn implement/equipments Lab.
- Auto Electric Lab.
- Appropriate Mechanization and Technology.
- Value addition and Post-Harvest Technology Lab.
- Irrigation Lab.
- Gender friendly Equipment Lab.
A Library with reasonable collections of about 2741 nos. Text and Technical
books, 270 nos. Reference Books, 1438 nos. Test Report, 414 nos. BIS Codes, 60 nos. Parts Catalogue,
about 30 nos. of Periodicals, Journals and Newsletters on various Technical Fields and Mechanized
farming and related subject, Magazine on English & Hindi Literatures besides 10 National, Regional and
Local Newspapers (daily) are being procured in the Institute Library for use by the Trainees and
Employees. The Existing library is shifted from Testing Building to a new Library room attached to the
Administrative wing on 01-01-2010, to give easy access and utilization of Library /information services
for its users/readers.
The Audio Visual section is operational with TV, DVD, VCR, LCD projector and
about 123 technical films in shape of VCDs and Cassettes, charts paintings, posters etc. to supplement
“On-the-job” training under different training program. The institute is planning to upgrade the existing
lab with modern equipments, sound systems, etc.
Lodging and Boarding facility
The Institute Hostel is set up with reasonable amenities to accommodate
80 trainees at a time. A four bedded rest/guest house with moderate facilities for the visitors has
also been made in Hostel.
Stipend and Traveling charges
As per restructured training program, the stipend of the trainees,
selected under User level course has increased to Rs.300 per week. Besides this, the trainees selected
under user level course are paid “to and from” traveling expenses by sleeper class of rail
or by ordinary bus from their home-town or the applicant actually residing to Biswanath Chariali at
the end of training program.
Farm of NERFMT&TI
Land distribution (in hactors):
The Institute is in possession of 45 ha land and break-up of utilization of land is as below:
|| Area under Non-Residential and Residential Buildings
|| 9.37 ha
|| Area for farming
|| 10.67 ha
|| Area marked for Training and Testing
(for different field operation & practices)
|| 8.70 ha
|| Area under Coconut orchard
|| 1.40 ha
|| Area under Teak Plantation
|| 2.00 ha
|| Area under Teeta-sappa
|| 0.40 ha
|| Area under tea plantation
|| 2.90 ha
|| Area under farm and security roads
|| 2.95 ha
|| Area under security roads (Parallel to the boundary wall)
|| 4.11 ha
|| Area under Bamboo Plantation
|| 0.50 ha
|| Area under Misc. Horticulture Crops
|| 2.00 ha
To show the live demonstration of the micro systems and its impacts
on the Tea and fruit crops as well to have a regular flow of revenue, the Institute has completed the
plantation of Tea, Coconut and Supari. The coconut has been planted in pockets of land, where-as, supari
has been planted as a mixed plantation with Teeta-chappa along the both sides of all farm roads.
The Tea plantation has been increased to get even better farm revenue. This Institute has also planted
forest trees like teak and Teeta-chappa (Hawlong) and other plants like Neem, Gulmohor, Nahar, Silver oak,
Kadam etc. The progress of such horticulture plantation is as under:
Plantation of trees:
Name of the plant
|| Planted in front of testing building, backside of Admn. Building and in farm area at
back side of Type-D qtr/nearby tea garden. Plants are destroying due to disease.
|| Arecanut (Supari)
|| Planted in farm area
|| Kaju, Badam, Khilikha, Bhomura, Amla
|| Planted nearby boundary wall (East side of tea garden)
|| Planted a sapota orchard near tea garden.
|| Planted at nearby residential quarters and hostel.
|| Planted at Litchi orchard
|| Planted nearby residential quarters
|| Neem, Golmohar (Red & Pink), Silver Oak, Avenue, Ashok Pend
|| Planted around Administration, testing, Training, Hostel & colony buildings. Ashoka have
been planted in and around training wing. Besides 60 Nos. Moorpanki, 20 Nos. of Masanda Plant
have also planted in and around training building. 120 Nos. neem planted in tea cultivation
area as shed trees.
|| Teak Plants
|| Planted behind Testing building & around pond near Main tank and land behind tractor shed.
|| TeetaSappa (Howlong)
|| Planted in both sides of farm roads and
|| Planted nearby main road towards parking shed.
|| Planted at eastern part parallel to boundary wall near pond.
But near boundary wall plants are cut since roots are damaging the wall.