National Agriculture Training Academy

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Physical Facilities

The Academy is well equipped with physical facilities in organizing training programs though it began its journey recently. Existing facilities of the academy are as follows.

Infrastructures

Numbers

Laboratories

Office building

Class room

Computer cum Language lab

Laboratory (Subject wise technical)

Dormitory

Cafeteria

Plant Protection Museum

VIP Conference room

Assembly Hall

Farm Machineries Workshop

Farm Godown

Off-set Printing Press

Deep Tube Well

Glass House

Demonstration and Research Field

Residential Building

Mosque

2

4

1

4

 

4

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

3

3

1

 

 

13

1

 

 

  1. Plant Protection

  2. Agronomy

  3. Horticulture

  4. Soil Science

 

 

 

 

Computer cum Language Lab. and IT facilities

There is one Computer cum Language Lab in the Academy. It is located on the 1st floor of the Administration building. There are 50 User PC and 2 Master PC with high configuration. IT facilities include Star Board, LAN and Wi-Fi and the whole campus under Wi-Fi coverage. To expedite foreign language learning, NATA set up a Computer cum Language Lab. as part of the Academy’s drive for capacity building of government officials. Participants can avail the opportunity of learning the foreign language while they stay at NATA.

Plant Protection Museum

 

Established in : 1996 (In the Plant Protection Laboratory)

Reinstalled in : 1998

Funded by : DAE-FAO.UNDP IPM Project

Implemented by : Moksudur Rahman Ghazi, Senior Instructor (Plant Protection), CERDI, Gazipur.

Materials. Samples : Crop wise insect pest collected, parasites, predators, beneficial insects preserved in the egg, nymph, larva and pupa of different insects. Insect infested and disease infected samples, vertebrate pests, predator birds, live samples of different insects, quality seeds of different crops, insect infested seeds etc.

Importance : This kind of museum is essential

  1. To use the samples as teaching aids.

  2. For Practical demonstration to the IPM. Plant protection trainees.

  3. To create awareness among the visitors.

  4. To help trainees for identification of pest. Parasites. Predators etc.

 

Methods used : Dry, wet (Chemicals preservation).

Chemicals : Ethyl Acetate, Formalin 40%, Absolute Alcohol, Chloroform, Copper Sulphate.

Impact of the Museum: Being attracted by NATA Plant Protection Museum some mini Plant Protection Museum were established at Agriculture Training Institute Hathajari, Daulatpur, Sherpur and Begumgonj. And also in some Upazila Agriculture Offices such as Bhairab (Kishoreganj), Goalanda (Rajbari), Baliakandi (Rajbari), Gazipur Sadar ect.

No. Of Samples : Around 3500 (Continued)

 

Visitors Visited : Around 10,000 (Continued)

 

Sports and Recreational Facilities

  1. Common room

  2. Indoor games

  1. Table Tennis

  2. Ceram

  3. Chees

  1. Outdoor games

  1. Foot ball

  2. Volley ball

  3. Badminton

  4. Lawn Tennis

Residential Facilities

There are thirteen residential building for the accommodation of NATA Officers and staff. The details are as follows:

 

Sl. No.

Name of Building

Size (Square feet)

No. of Unit

01

Shapla

1500

1

02

Jui

1250

4

03

Torulota

1250

6

04

Madhobilota

1250

6

05

Mohua

1090

8

06

Polash

800

8

07

Maloncho

600

8

08

Shiuly

600

8

09

Bonophul

600

8

10

Dalia

500

8

11

Kamini

500

8

12

Chamily

500

8

13

Maloty

500

8

 

Dormitory, Class Room and other Venue Charge (Excluding VAT)

Sl. No.

Venue

Accommodation

(Person)

 

Category

User Type

Charge (TK)

Remarks

 

 

Rent

Electricity

Gas

Service Charge

Total

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

Dormitory

 

 

 

-

4 Seated

Govt. Officer

30.00

-

-

30.00

60.00

Per Day

Per Head

Non-Govt. Officer

60.00

-

-

60.00

120.00

 

2 Seated

Govt. Officer

40.00

-

-

40.00

80.00

Non-Govt. Officer

100.00

-

-

50.00

150.00

 

 

VIP

Room

(AC)

Govt. Officer

100.00

-

-

50.00

150.00

Non-Govt. Officer

300.00

-

-

300.00

600.00

Foreigner.

Consultant

400.00

-

-

400.00

800.00

2

Cafeteria

-

-

Govt. Officer

30.00

10.00

10.00

20.00

70.00

Per Day

Per Head

-

Non-Govt. Officer

50.00

 

10.00

10.00

30.00

100.00

3

Class Room

80-100

Large

-

1500.00

500.00

-

500.00

2500.00

Per Day

Per Head

30-50

Small

-

700.00

300.00

-

500.00

1500.00

4

Assembly Hall

-

-

Govt. Officer

5000.00

1000.00

-

3000.00

9000.00

Per Day

Non-Govt. Officer

6000.00

100.00

-

5000.00

12000.00

5

Computer cum

Language Lab.

50

 

Govt. Officer

2000.00

1000.00

-

1000.00

4000.00

Per Day

Non-Govt. Officer

3000.00

1000.00

-

2000.00

6000.00

 

Linkages

NATA maintains good relations with other training Academies in the country including BPATC, RPATC, BCS Administration Academy, NAPD, BIAM and FIMA and so on. NATA has plan to collaborate with international training institutes for improvement its human resources. NATA also collaborate with national research organizations in research in agriculture sector.