August 16: Students from 12 districts have arrived at Shree Kisani Agriculture Technical School in Malika Rural Municipality-7 of Myagdi to study agricultural subjects. The technical education school, which was established in 2011, has produced more than 500 agricultural technicians in 11 years. In addition, the school also said that it has made a significant achievement in the physical infrastructure recently.
Karan Kandel, coordinator of the school said that students are taught using the latest information and technology tools in addition to practical education by taking them to farmers' fields and cattle sheds.
The statistics of the technical schools shows that there are more female students than male students. After receiving affiliation from CTEVT in 2011, the school is conducting courses for JTA of 18 months, ISc (AG) of three years (since 2017) and veterinary (medicine or treatment of animal diseases) since 2019.
Currently students from Surkhet, Jumla, Humla, Mugu, Kailali, Chitwan, Kaski, Baglung, Myagdi and other districts have come to study in the school.
According to coordinator Kandel, currently 141 students from different districts are studying in the school including 90 female students and 51 male students. Among the students, 141 students are studying agriculture and animal science including 51 pursuing diploma in agriculture, 60 seeking diploma in livestock and 30 undergoing pre-diploma. Coordinator Kandel informed that the number of students is increasing because they can get quality education with residential facilities for just Rs 5,000 per month.