On 29th Sept., 2018, ICAR-KVK Hirehalli has organized a bee keeping training programme for farmers and other entrepreneurs at KVK campus. Dr. Srinivas Reddy, Principal Scientist , ATARI has graced the occasion as the chief guest. Expert of honey bee rearing Sri.Shantiveeraiah has participated to bring awareness on the bee keeping technologies to the trainees. The programme was inaugurated by the guest at 10.30 am on that day. Around 11 participants took part in the training programme. In the morning session, during the inauguration, Dr. Srinivasa Reddy explained about various advantages of the bee keeping both monetarily and also on environmental front which was well received by the trainees. In the forenoon session Sri. Shantiveeraiah explained about various aspects of honey bee rearing and in the afternoon session he has taken the trainees to the KVK farm and given practical knowledge and skill oriented training for the trainees by showing the boxes kept in the farm. The training ended in the same day evening at 4.30 pm with vote of thanks by Dr.Loganandhan, Head, KVK Hirehalli. Shri.K.N.Jagadish, Subject Matter Specialist (Agricultural Extension) has coordinated the programme.