The State government has decided to provide free training to 50 rural youth in Vellore district in operation and maintenance of modern agricultural equipment through the Department of Agricultural Engineering as part of the efforts at mechanisation of agricultural farms.

According to a release, interested candidates who are aged 35 and below and have Standard VIII qualification could approach the Executive Engineer, Agricultural Engineering, Vellore (0416-2266603), Assistant Executive Engineer, Government Tractor Workshop, Vellore (0416-2266684), Sub Divisional Assistant Executive Engineer (AEE), Vellore (0416-2267182), AEE, Walajapet (9443969071) or AEE, Tirupattur (9443209629) and apply before February 10.

The 3-month programme would begin in the second week of February at the Government Tractor Workshop in Vellore.