In the year 2017 many training programs for Self Help Groups / Joint Forest Management Committee / Society Managers was conducted under employment oriented projects at forest circle level.
Training Programs for staff / officers of Federation Head Office, District Union and the elected members of Primary Minor Forest Produce Society, Managers of Primary cooperative society level are conducted at many State were NTFP related activities are going on with association by FRLHT Bangalore.
Training Manual prepared for self help groups, Members of Joint Forest Committee, Managers of Primary Cooperative Societies, Officers / Staff members "SKILL DEVELOPMENT OF BENEFICIARIES FOR THE PROMOTION OF LIVELIHOOD ACTIVITIES" was inaugurated at the general conference of Joint Forest Management & Primary Forest society i.e. event named "Van Madai 2017" dated 13.08.2017 of Joint Forest Management and Primary Forest Society by honorable Chief Minister. A souvenir on the subject "Janadhar Van-Dhan Ajivikao ka vistar" was released on the completion of 5000 days term of honorable Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh "Janadhar Van-Dhan Ajivikao ka vistar" in which different activities of Chhattisgarh State Minor Forest Produce Federation is pictorially described.
Training Calendar for the whole year training programs is prepared under which currently training program for honey collectors has been conducted. In association with FRLHT Bangalore collection of minor forest produce by sustainable harvesting technique is also proposed.
Earlier 23466 gatherers and 28469 staff were trained under different projects.