“Knowledge is the Window” as the Institute’s motto says, and so the facilities are called the “Knowledge Resource Centre”, comprising the Library, Computer Center, Technical Laboratory and faculty wisdom.
Institute has modern library facilities equipped with internet access. It has rich resource of books, journals, periodicals and project reports.
Library is currently subscribing more than 140 journals both national and international repute. It has more than 8,000 books on diversified subjects viz., history, culture, religion, ethics, management, law, besides, the sectoral collections including coffee, tea, rubber, spices, etc. The library has a variety of CDs and audio & video cassettes. Library is networked with other leading libraries in Bangalore. This wide exposure gives the students an opportunity to develop as well rounded personalities with a perspective.
The computer centre is part of the Institute’s Knowledge Resource Centre, has more than 30 high speed processors. The centre has high speed internet facility through BSNL Broadband connection.
Students are given hands-on training supplemented with lectures to equip them with word processing, spreadsheet, analytical and presentation skills.
The technical lab provides a learning environment on identification of pests & diseases, plantation products, nutrient management, energy management, meteorological data observations & predictions, new product development, etc. It also concentrates on facilitating students learning mostly on the analysis of soil, water, moisture levels of commodities, cup tasting of tea & coffee and enology. Lab sessions are an integral part of the curriculum.
Knowledge Resource Centre – Annexe
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