Dimapur, August 4: Nagaland State Rural Livelihoods Mission(NSRLM) conducted 5 days induction training programme at Kohima from July 29 to August 3. The participants were the newly recruited area coordinators and accountant cum data entry operator managers from 18 blocks.
In her keynote address, Additional Secretary, RD and Mission Director, NSRLM, Athel O. Lotha congratulated and welcomed the new team to the family of Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM) which is transforming the lives of the rural communities and everyone involved in executing the noble programme. She highlighted the history of DAY-NRLM and its thrust area, and the commendable milestone NSRLM have reached in its 7th year of implementation.
She also underscored the importance of the 5 days vigorous orientation on all aspects of NRLM where they were encouraged to concertedly ask and learn as much as they can so that they are equipped with knowledge and skills for effective programme implementation in their respective posting area.
In his address, M.Rollan Lotha, chief operating officer, NSRLM said NSRLM’s first priority to new staff is delivering an effective induction training programme. Taking the participants through NRLM implementation framework, he stressed on the multi-dimensional face/context of rural poverty where the poor face geographic, economic, social, political and identity-based exclusion which intersect in complex ways, creating barriers that the poor are unable to break.
He shared the State mission’s results framework which is a learning, live and dynamic framework. He stressed NRLM is a holistic programme touching across all aspects a household need, and through this integrated intervention approached, by 2025 it foresees touching 1.57 lakhs rural household and forming them into 15000 SHGs and federating them into 986 village level organization and registering 61 federation under Cooperative Act as financial intermediaries for its primary SHG members; 100 producer groups; 30,000 youths engaged in meaningful wage employment; Nagaland has enough Human Resource Capital (500 professionals and 4000 community cadres) to address issues of poverty in the State and elsewhere .
The State Mission team oriented the new staff on various thematic under DAY-NRLM on the first day. The next two days were facilitated by State team Imonenla Imkong Phom, Khriezovonuo Lhoungu and BendangToshi on institution building, capacity building, social inclusion, social development, and gender. The last two days was facilitated by Mark Lanthou on participatory rural appraisal (PRA) and field visit.
Simultaneously, parallel induction training on accounting and MIS was facilitated by State team comprising of Renvunguo Murry, Lansothung Yanthan, Chenogi Semp and Alongba Imchen. (Page News Service)