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Training Programmes

Transfer of technology and skill development through training is one of the important activities undertaken by the Coir Board. The Coir Board has set up the following training centre and Regional Offices for organising various skill development training programmes



Regional Office, Coir Board, No.5,Alagappa Lay - out, Venkatesa Colony,

Pollachi-642001,Tamil Nadu.

Tel & Fax: +91-4259-222450 E-mail: coirpollachi[at]vsnl[dot]net


Regional Office, Coir Board, No. 8 Annex Building,

Cunningam Road, Bangalore- 560 052, Karnataka

Tel:/Fax :+91-80-22268538, E-mail:  coireg[at]bgl[dot]vsnl[dot]net[dot]in

National Coir Training and Design Centre, Alleppey, Kerala

 Phone : 91-477-2258067

Regional Office, Coir Board, Swaraj Nagar  A C Gardens,

Rajahmundry-533 101 Andhra Pradesh.

 Tel:/Fax: +91-891-2755191

Regional  Office,Coir Board Jagamara (Udyogpuri),

P.O. Khandagiri,Bhubaneswar 751 030 , Orissa

Tel:/Fax:  +91-674-2350078


Regional Office, Coir Board, Raja Nilayam,

Mele Chovva, Kannur 670 006.

Tel:/Fax : 0497-2729180

National Coir Traninig Design Centre
Important Functions

Provide intensive training in advanced method of coir  manufacture including extraction of fibre, spinning, bleaching, dyeing, weaving and designing

 etc. and to equip the coir  industry with adequate trained personnel.


A field for refresher course for middle level executives and supervisors in the industry.


Organise entrepreneurship/orientation training to Government officials, craft teachers, business managers and secretaries of coir co-operatives,Coir Board staff, managers/asst. managers and sales men of Coir Board Showrooms.


Conduct training programmes in collaboration with organisations like Co-operative Training College.


Organise field training in rural areas to train local women artisans in spinning coir yarn on motorised ratt and manufacture of products.

conduct test for the candidates trained in spinning coir yarn  on motorised ratt by NGOs/Charitable Societies/Co-operative Societies.

Training Courses
Advanced Training Courses

This training programme is intended for supervisory staff and middle executives.

Duration of the course :1 year

Total Strength :30   50% seats for white fibre sector 50% seats for brown fibre sector

Minimum Qualification : A pass in PDC or + 2

Age: 18-45 years

Commencement of training :January every year.

Syllabus covered:-Spinning and rope making Dyeing and shade matching ,Weaving matting and carpets, Weaving mats Brush making

Artisans Training Course

Duration of the course: 6 months

Total strength :10 candidates per batch.

Qualifications :The candidates must be literate.

Age :18-45 years

Commencement of training : January and July every year.

Syllabus (only practical class):- Spinning and rope making,Dyeing and shade matching   Weaving matting and carpet Weaving mats

Training in spinning Coir Yarn on motorised ratt/motorised traditional ratt for women under Mahila Coir Yojana


This training programme is intended for traditional women spinners.


Duration: 2 months for spinning on motorised  ratt and 15 dayfospinning coir yarn  motorised  traditional ratt

Age :18-45 years

Total strength:100 candidates per batch.

Syllabus :-Spinning different varieties of coir yarn on motorised ratt/ traditional ratt

Short term training on the application of Coirret and  Pith Plus


This training programme is intended for trainees passed out of NCTDC, RCTDCs to make them trainers.

Duration :15 to 30 days.

Strength:25 candidates per batch.

Qualification:Pass in SSLC plus Pass in training in spinning  coir yarn on   motorised ratt or  Pass in PDC  or+2 plus pass in Advanced   Training or  Artisans  Training/Coir Technology course  withfirst class


Trainers Training is conducted  in the following areas :

Spinning coir yarn on motorised ratt

Spinning coir yarn on motorised  traditional ratt

Weaving mats on framesWeaving mats and matting on looms

Weaving coir geo-textiles


Stipend :Rs.500/- per batch./per trainee.

Venue :NCTDC, Kalavoor.


Training to women spinners to spin important trade varieties of coir yarn having market demand

  One month duration for candidates sponsored by co-operativesocieties

Training in repair/maintenance of coir processing machineries to ITI passed candidates


The duration of the training will be 45 days. One month training in repair/ maintenance of motorised traditional ratt/motorised ratt/automatic spinning machine, willowing machine, semi automatic loom. 15 days in-plant training.


Stipen :Rs.750/- per month.

Venue :Central Coir Research Institute, Kalavoor, Alleppey.

Qualification :A pass in I.T.I

Commencement of training :January and July every year.


Field Training in spinning coir on motorised ratt/motorised  traditional ratt under Mahila Coir Yojana

This programme is to impart training to women spinners in spinning coir yarn on motorised ratts/motorised traditional ratts in their village.


The field training in spinning motorised ratt is arranged in rural villages with the support of NGOs/ Charitable societies/ Cooperative Societies. The NGOs etc. who can provide necessary infrastructure facility to install minimum 10 Nos. of motorised ratt can approach Coir Board to start a field training centre. The NGO can engage a trainer from the list of candidates who passed the Trainers Training Programme conducted by Coir Board at NCT&DC. The NGO should pay honorarium to the trainer thus engaged at the rate of Rs.3,000/- per month. The trainers honorarium @ Rs.3000/- per month will be reimbursed to the NGO. The trainees who pass the test are eligible for the benefits under Mahila Coir Yojana. The trainees will be given stipend @ Rs.500/- per month by the Board.


The NGOs etc. who can provide necessary infrastructure along with necessary number of motorised ratts and raw material, the Board will set up the field training immediately.


              Duration of training  :  2 months

General Information on Training
All training except the short term training on the application of Coirret and Pith Plus are  stipendiary courses. The trainees are eligible for stipend @ Rs.500/- per month
20% seats are reserved for SC/ST candidates

The women trainees are given hostel facilities available at NCTDC, Kalavoor.

Eligblity for admission for Training
Candidates sponsored by Coir cooperative societies, State Governments/Union territories and coir industrial establishments registered with Coir Board are eligible for admission.
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