Introductory beekeeping training was conducted for 32 indigenous tribal farmers in Kotagiri taluk, 100 beehives were issued to promote pollination services under the scheme of National horticulture Mission. 32 epis cerena colonies were organised through dividing, capturing and transferring from village apiaries to them Four centrifugal honey extractors were issued for four regions; Aracode, Semanarai, Banangudi Shola and Kilcoupe.