Shimla : The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organising a workshop on apple in the tribal district of Kinnaur this weekend .
â€œCalled â€˜Apple Practicum 2011â€™ the one day event will be held on 5 Nov at Rekong Peo, headquarters of Kinnaur district ,â€ Neeta Chauhan , CII Head Shimla office told the Hill Post here Monday .
â€œWe will cover orchard management , rejuvination of orchards , post harvest management , WTO , cold chain among other topics at the workshop,â€ she said .
Kinnaur produces some of the best apple in India.
CII is expecting to gather 250 apple farmers at the meet among other experts in the field , organisers said .
In September CII had organised similar workshops at Kotgarh and Kotkhai , two well known apple growing areas of Shimla district .
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