Computer applications in agricultural marketing

Keeping in view the basic course on use of computers in markets the progamme has been designed by Indian Society of Agricultural Marketing

Programme Title:
Application of Computers in Agricultural Marketing

Duration:
Five working days (Fully residential) Dates will be announced shortly

Venue:
ISAM Building, Professor J.Shankar Telangana State Agriculture University Campus, Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad-500030

Who can join the course:
Officials of the Marketing Boards
Officials of the Market Committees
Officals in the organizations dealing with commodity markets
Officials from Cooperatives with computer support
Officials of Commodity Boards

Logistics:    
All the trainees will be provided with twin sharing fully furnished rooms with boarding facilities in the VANAMATI Campus.
Trainees will be given hand on computer practical training (one terminal for two participants).  On job experience will be given to the trainees from local market.  Trainees will be given free course material.

Course fee:
Rs.5000/- per particianat to be sent through crossed bank draft payable to The Secretary, ISAM,Hyderabad along with the duly filled in Registration Form
Course fee covers cost of lodging, boarding, transport for market visit and course material.

Programme:
Daily 3 lecturers and 2 practicals on each day for four days
One full day Market visit
Computerised presentations
Evaluation of participants
Evaluation of the programme
Issue of Certificates

Course contents:

  1. How computer can be helpful in various activities of APMCs?
  2. Data required for current and future use
  3. Data for the benefit of various functionaries
  4. Data for the upcountry markets
  5. Market integration
  6. Current displays
  7. Data storage and retrieval
  8. Web searching
  9. Event storage (functions of the APMC)
  10. Basic features and maintenance