From Our Correspondent
LONGDING | Mar 26| Skill training is the common event across the world to make all unskilled person part of development process and India is no exception, said UD & housing deputy director Bapenlu Kri here today.
Inaugurating a skill training for local youths, to be conducted by National Youth Project, Kri said that 3Es (education, electricity & employment) are the buzz words of present Govt’s policy. That is the reason as to why, the NYP, recognized by the GoAP as leading NGO, is here to provide training and avail the opportunity with commitment, Kri said and lauded community organiser Nyoka Poglaham for her effort.
Underscoring the relevance of skill training and self-help group (SHG), NYP president H P Biswas explained in details as to how such handholding training would be beneficial to them and the society.
Every human being is skilled for which he/she survives since birth and grows to lead a full-fledged life, NYP vice president Pradeep Kumar said, adding the present effort would sharpen and channelize skills to make the trained one part of your state building process.
After highlighting about National Urban Livelihood Mission, its state mission manager Ravi Sharma announced that Rs 9,000 revolving fund was given as central share and Rs 1,000 stat share would follow soon.
On his enquiry about the status of the fund, Agokoi SHG secretary Angap said that the fund has been growing as the group was running a fair price shop for a year besides engaged in beads making.
When Kri informed that Agokoi, Tumtam, Nyisa, Lamjun and Mangkan SHGs have formed area level federation and trying to get registered, Biswas hinted the process while Sharma assured of Rs 50,000 revolving fund in next fiscal.
Formed in 2003, Jeevan Sathi SHG president Y Lowang enlisted their various activities to set a new trend, which were appreciated by Biswas.
Rural Development & Heritage Society chairman Tamchi Niania also attended the training.