Friends of Coconut Tree (FOCT)
The Friends of Coconut Tree (FOCT) is a skill up gradation programme supported by Coconut Development Board. The main aim of the programme was to provide skill up gradation to youth on mechanized Palm climbing. Through this programme we are able to reduce the shortage for coconut climbers and ensure better care and improved cultivation of coconut. Through this training the CDB able to ensure the increased rate of coconut cultivation and improved service from the expertised technicians of coconut
The training module managing not only the technical knowhow to mechanized coconut climbing but also aiming on the comprehensive development or growth of the individual. One of the mentionable merit of the training programme is that the nature of the training is helpful to the participants to review their lives and get away their bad habits like smoking, drinking, chewing of pan masala ETC
The training is six days residential training with free of cost. After the successful completion of the training period every participant provided with free machine and accident policy benefit with the support of CDB. QSSS is organizing two training in every month. Separate batches for men and women and mixed batches are also available.