Skill up-gradation training on handloom weaving at Wokha
Dimapur, September 10: Inaugural function of the 45-day skill up-gradation on handloom weaving under SAMARTH (Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector) organised by the Weavers’ Service Centre (WSC), Dimapur started on September 8 at Blue Hill Colony, Wokha, with SDO (C) Tsidi as the special guest.
Charity Club Multipurpose Society, Wokha will be the implementing partner for Wokha district. Anuranjan Singh, Mahatma Gandhi National Fellow, Wokha facilitated the training programme for women of Wokha to provide demand-driven, placement-oriented skilling programme to incentivize the efforts of the industry in creating jobs in the organized textile and related sectors to promote skilling and skill up-gradation in the traditional sectors.
SDO (C) Tsidi while addressing the trainees said that instead of focussing only on our traditional method, we have to follow-up and catch up with the modern technologies, modern style and machineries and equip oneself, and learn how to know the ways and means to make use of the technologies.
Assistant Director (Weaving) Weavers Service Centre, Dimapur, Development Commissioner (Handloom) Ministry of Textiles, GoI, Naresh Jambhulkar said the institute implements cluster development model with the objective of stimulating dormant cluster by intervening in the areas of production, technology, marketing, and skill development to enhance productivity, competiveness with collective efforts and initiatives of individuals units. He also encouraged the trainees to make proper use of the 45-day training programme and urged them to come forward and avail the opportunity.
(Page News Service)