*NYP assures market linkage
By A O News Desk
ITANAGAR | Apr 21 | The 40-day skill training, imparted by Arunachal National Youth Project at Chandra Nagar, is a step towards empowering state women to help them join the nation building process, said NEDFi state branch manager Alen Nabam.
Addressing 40 women trainees who completed the training on handloom at NYP office here today, Nabam lauded the impressive products made in such short tenure and exhorted them to use the skill in most productive way and market the products to earn decent livelihood.
This training was sponsored though NE Society for Handicraft Incubation & Livelihood Promotion under corporate social responsibility, he said and assured more training once they choose trade which would be constantly monitored.
State’s unique handloom & handicraft products lack marketing facility even in Delhi, NEDFi mentor S K Yadav said and urged NYP to help in marketing to benefit them.
NYP vice president & state’s senior journalist Pradeep Kumar, pointed out that the NYP, empanelled by many union ministries, departments and CPSUs, has so far skilled 73,833 locals in 23 trades and 4,250 people with special ability through Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Hearing Disability.
The skill training will help in joining the nation building process, he said and assured to provide market linkage through Delhi-based Gandhi Smriti & Darshan Samiti. Kuamr with other bankers also distributed certificates.
Special training for 10 days was given to those who were not up to the mark, master trainer (MT) Yaro Neyam while all lauded MT Ratan Yak, daughter-in-law of Neyam and AMT Ratan Yapa for conducting the training effectively, assisted by NYP coordinator Yajar Jeke.
NEDFi’s R Saikia (assistant manager) & Hriday Barman also spoke before an interactive session on ‘The way ahead’.
However, Yani Leriak Komi, mother of a girl, and Karish Kena, both graduates from DNGC, honestly admitted that the training would be more beneficial to them than their formal education.
“We learnt handloom knitting from ground zero to finish product, an experience which will be helpful throughout life”, they smilingly said.