Three days training programme on Absorbent Cotton Technology was organized at ICAR- CIRCOT during 19-21 September, 2019. This self- financed programme was attended by eight budding entrepreneurs from the states of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Uttarakhand. It was inaugurated on 19th September, 2019 by the Director in-charge Dr. Sujata Saxena. Participants were appraised about the current scenario of absorbent/surgical cotton, raw materials and processes involved in preparation of this product, eco-friendly preparatory processes, performance specifications prescribed by various Pharmacopoeia for absorbent/ surgical cotton, regulatory and certification issues, economics and business prospects of this industry and research developments by the institute in this field. Practical demonstrations of the 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 in-Charge, Dr. Sujata Saxena during the valedictory session held on 21st September, 2019. Participants found the training very informative and useful and appreciated the efforts of the institute in guiding budding entrepreneurs in this field.