Three days training programme on Absorbent Cotton Technology was organised at ICAR- CIRCOT during 2- 4 August, 2017. This self- financed training was attended by ten budding entrepreneurs from different parts of the country. Training programme was inaugurated on 2nd August, 2017 by Director, ICAR- CIRCOT, Dr. P.G. Patil. During the training, participants were apprised of the current scenario of absorbent/surgical cotton, raw materials and processes involved in preparation of this product, research developments by the institute in this field, performance specifications for absorbent/ surgical cotton, economics and business prospects of this industry and regulatory and certification issues in setting up of absorbent cotton plant,. Practical demonstrations of various processes involved in absorbent cotton preparation as well as product testing according to test methods prescribed by Pharmacopoeia were also given to the participants. Training concluded with collection of feedback from trainees and distribution of participation certificates to them by Director, Dr. P.G. Patil during the valedictory session held on 4th August, 2017. Participants found this training very informative and useful and appreciated the efforts of the institute in guiding budding entrepreneurs in this field. Dr. Sujata Saxena, Principal Scientist & Head I/C of Chemical and Biochemical Processing Division was Coordinator of this training programme.