Contract Research and Advisory Work

Apart from its regular activity of conducting research on recycling of agro-industrial by-products, organic farming and related subjects, VRF undertakes sponsored research projects. The successfully completed projects are Recycling of agro-wastes by composting, for the plantations of M/s TATA Coffee Ltd., Pollibetta; Compost Production Program for the upliftment of rural women near Sagar, Shimoga District, sponsored by the Agriculture Technologies and Services, Bangalore; Growing media and organic manure production for M/s Namdhari Seeds Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, to cite a few.

Advisory Work:
VRF has undertaken a number of advisory works within India. It has also taken up projects in Malaysia, Indonasia and Cambodia. At Cambodia Dr.Moorthy from VRF has taught students of Royal University of Agriculture.

On Job training: Biotech Consortium India Ltd., New Delhi, a Govt. of India organization has chosen Vast Centre to give on-job training on a 6 months programme to promote Biotechnology. Chosen candidates undergo training at the Varanashi establishments. Mangalore University P.G students regularly come to the foundation to undergo on job training. Students from Australia and entrepreneurs from Malaysia and Indonasia have undergone training on organic Vanilla cultivation and processing at VRF.

Project Work
Solid and liquid waste recycling
Soil Analysis and Advisory Services
Advice on establishment and cultivation Plantation crops
Water Harvesting and Soil conservation
Eco-Friendly Sustainable Land Scaping
Product Order

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