Diploma in Basic Rural Technology- DBRT
This is course is designed for youth who want to start own enterprise.
This course is ideal for youth between 15 – 20 years of age. This course is based on philosophy of ‘Learning while doing’ and therefore you do not need to worry about studying for exam, mugging the subjects and writing notes!
All emphasis is given on working in real life situations. The students get practical experience.
The course offers practical experience in the area of Agriculture, Engineering, Energy, Environment, Food processing etc.
This is one year residential course conducted by Loksadhana Public Charitable Trust, Chikhalgaon.
DBRT is one year residential diploma course offered at Lokmanya Public Charitable Trust, Chikhalgaon. This course is recognized by National Institute of Open Schooling and is useful for students interested to learn by working with their own hands.
This is a multi-skill program in which training is given in the area of:
- Engineering– (Fabrication, Construction, Basic Carpentry, Plumbing, Engineering Drawing & Costing)
- Energy & Environment – (Electrical, Electronics, survey techniques, solar / biogas etc.)
- Home and Health (Sewing, food processing and rural laboratory)
- Agriculture and Animal Husbandry (Agriculture, poultry, goat farming, nursery techniques)
Besides the above mentioned subjects, computer, sports, adventure activities also form the the part of the program. Students work in each section for about three months,
The course duration is one year, after which students need to complete one year apprenticeship. After successfully completing one year, students are placed in vocations of their choice. They work local entrepreneurs and small enterprises and gain experience in the desired field.
The minimum qualification for admission to this course is that students should have passed 8th standard. The admissions are given on first come first serve basis.
The students must be willing to work hard. The program is usually taken by those who want to start their own enterprise in rural area.
- Multi-skill program
- Course is based on “Learning While Doing” philosophy.
- Training is given in real life environment.
- Useful for those- who want to start their own enterprises.
- Hostel facility available
- Limited scholarships are available for deserving students. Students are expected to repay back the amount after completion of course.
Mr. Narendra is an ex-student of Lokmanya Tilak Vidyamandir, Chikhalgaon. For last 10 years he has been teaching the subjects- Electrical and Environment Sciences in the technical department of Loksadhana Tilak Vidyamandir, Chikhalgaon. He has been heading the electrical division of Loksadhana Public Charitable Trust. He has been working on various innovations in the field of LED lights and unconventional sources of electricity along with the students. The school has started the technical courses to help the students start their own enterprises and encourage entrepreneurship.
What is taught in DBRT Program?
Drip irrigation, Sprinkler, Vermi composting, Vemi wash, Humidity chamber, AQUA Portal, Nursery technique, Azolla culture, Weather SMS, Seedling Tray, Vaccination Poultry, Age estimation, Rice cultivation, Crop using (SRI) Mulching, Silage Feed concentrate for animals , Pest control , Soil testing
Solar drying, Food preservation,
Drying of vegetables Medicinal plant cultivation, Mosquito control (Gappi Fish breeding)
Making phenyl, Liquid soap, Water testing , Healthy diet, Soya milk, Blood testing