A three days training programme was organized by the ICAR- Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research, Karnal in collaboration with Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur and Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Coochbehar during 19th-20th January, 2021on virtual mode. The aim of the programme was to create awareness for wheat disease management among farmers and promotion of newly released resistant wheat varieties in NEPZ; Preparedness of the cooperating centres for tackling diseases in wheat of NEPZ and Interaction meeting with state officials of Agri. Departments, NSC and State Seed Corporations of NEPZ. During this programme, more than 50 farmers from Nadia, Murishadabad, Malda, Dinajpur & Coochbehar districts of West Bengal participated and series of lectures on disease monitoring and disease management in wheat. During the programme information on recent varieties of wheat (DBW187, HD3249 and DBW252) and barley variety (DBW137) was disseminated to the state departments so that the varietal replacement rate in the region can be increased.