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Mushroom cultivation, ornamental fish keeping

Jyothi Nivas College, Hosur Road will be holding UGC-sponsored workshops on mushroom cultivation and ornamental fish keeping on September 10 and 11 at the college auditorium. The workshops are open to students, teachers, housewives and hobbyists. For registration and details, contact 080-25530137.     

Montessori training

Teacher Sculpt Academy is organising a one-month, short-term training programme in Montessori and Kindergarten methods. The programme covers centre management, materials and equipment, specific learning difficulties etc. For details and registration, contact: 080-41500906/ 99868 63752.

Free secretarial course

Karnataka State Electronics Development Corporation Ltd (KEONICS) is conducting a free office secretarial course for SC/ST candidates. The course is being sponsored by the Directorate of Information Technology & Bio Technology. SSLC pass marks are mandatory for the 3-month course. Application forms will be issued till September 10, 2009. For details, call: 080-26622939.

Training programme

JSS Advanced Jewellery Design Technology Centre (AJDTC) in Bangalore is conducting a free training programme for the economically weak and women. The programme is being sponsored by Karnataka State Women’s Development Corporation. The eight-week course will begin on October 5, 2009. Topics that will be covered are jewellery manufacturing  and bench work. Last date for submitting application forms is September 23, 2009. Those interested may contact: The Chief Executive, JSS-AJDTC, JSSATE Campus, Kengeri-Uttarahalli Main Road, Near Abhiman Film Studio, Srinivaspura, Bangalore-60. Ph: 080-22718579/ 98457 18366.

Certificate course in astronomy

MP Birla Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore is conducting a 100-hour certificate course in astronomy and astrophysics for undergraduate and post graduate students from September to December 2009. Topics covered include the study of the sun, solar system, stars, milky way and other galaxies, space astronomy, radio astronomy, astrobiology and cosmology. The course is open to students of B.Sc and M.Sc, preferably with physics as their main subject. Engineering students (B.E/ B.Tech) will also be considered for admission. Classes will begin on September 13, 2009.  Those interested may collect application forms from the MP Birla Institute of Fundamental Research, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Campus, Race Course Road, Bangalore - 560001. Last date for submitting application forms is September 12, 2009. For further queries, call 080-22385956/ 65959780 or email: gsdbabu@gmail.com, sreesuji@gmail.com

Skill development programme

MSME Development Institute is organising a skill development programme starting on September 15, 2009. The programme also offers assistance with employment or a self-venture. Trained candidates may also avail of financial assistance under the Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP).  For further details, contact: R Gopinath Rao, Asst. Director , MSME-DI, Bangalore. Ph: 94490 62473 or e-mail: vgssrgr@yahoo.com

Vocational training

Suwarna-Nagaraju Educational Trust is conducting ITI vocational training courses. The courses on offer are tool and die making, machinist, computer mechanics, fitting, turning, secretarial practice, stenography (English), cutting, tailoring and welding. The programme offers free seats for women and the poor. Applicants must be between 15 and 40 years. For details, contact: 080-2323 4502/ 9886629502/ 98806 22638/ 98800 70514.

Art classes

Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath is conducting a short-term course in Mysore traditional paintings and sculptures at the institute. The course will begin on September 14,  2009. For details, contact: Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Art Complex, Kumara Krupa Road, Bangalore-560001. Ph: 22261816/ 22263424/ 99809 40300.

YUVA scholarships

Aptech Computer Education has announced the YUVA scholarship programme. The scholarship will be awarded for Aptech’s various courses like engineering, regular graduate programmes & 10+2. Students will have to showcase their communication and problem solving skills. Class 10 and 12 marks will also be taken into consideration.  There are special scholarships for girls. For more information, go to: aptech-education.com

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