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Training on pickle-making held in Jalukie

Nagaland News

imapur, March 12: Care-Centre for Environment and Rural Poor (C-CERP) organised training on pickle-making for the Self Help Groups of 7 JFMCs, Batch-I and II, NFMP under Peren Division, on March 10 at Forest Resource Centre, Jalukie.
A press release informed that the event was organised to commemorate the International Women’s Day. Liangsi Niumai, Director of C-CERP, stated that the event was part of convergence programme under Nagaland Forest Management Project (NFMP).
As a facilitating FNGO we are providing assistance to the SHGs to improve and promote their skill in IGAs by utilising their available farm products,” she said and encouraged the SHGs members to learn the skill of making pickles and produce the products for consumption and to generate income.
The Chief Guest of the event, Sr. Anita Nolis, Assistant Professor of St. Joseph’S College, encouraged women to know their rights and exercise it accordingly. During her speech, she emphasised on the 6 powerful Women from the Bible i.e. Miriam, Deborah, Queen Esther, Lydia, Phoebe and Priscilla.
She said that in a patriarchal society, these women rose above the patriarchy system. She added that if these women could stand out during the ancient time when patriarchal system was so strong, it should not be very difficult in today’s world.
Ileukaibe, Livelihood and Planning Expert, Divisional Management Unit, Peren, encouraged the women to make use of the surplus produce which they harvested from their fields and gardens to generate income through IGA. He informed the SHGs that Peren Division is initiating to form chairatsi (King Chilli) cluster development for the JFMCs under NFMP.
Resource Person, Fr. Paul Maipan, Director and Rector of Don Bosco Vocational Training Centre, Dimapur, briefed the trainees the important usage of spices and ingredients in making pickle. He taught the right way/size and shape of cutting, slicing and chopping of the vegetable and meat items to be used for pickle. Different method of pickle making was well explained. The SHGs learned fish, pork, beef and mixed vegetable pickle making. He encouraged the SHGs members to continue to put into practice to become an expert.
(Page News Service)