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Vocational & leadership training centre inaugurated at Noklak

Nagaland News

Dimapur, March 23: Vocational and Leadership training centre for adolescent girl dropout students under the aegis of Beti Bachao Beti Phadhao (BBBP) was inaugurated at Noklak on March 19.

Speaking on the occasion as Special Guest, Deputy Commissioner, Noklak, Reny Wilfred, IAS, informed the gathering that the trainees will be trained in weaving, shoe making, basket making, jewellery and bead making etc. where raw materials will be freely provided to all the selected and registered trainees.
“Each batch will have 20 students in the first phase of six months, and the number of batches will be decided based on the phase of learning” he said.
He said, “The number of trainees has been limited due to space constraints and also with an intention to provide quality training. Micro credit schemes will be linked to talented trainees and marketing avenues will be opened up through the training centre for finished products.”
The DC also mentioned that in the leadership training centre, library facilities will be provided where books, computers and internet facilities will be installed in order to impart proper knowledge. Trainees will be taught on leadership by enabling them to spend quality time in the centre.
He urged upon the trainees and the stakeholders to have ownership of the centre. With this centre, the DC hoped that it will bring positive changes and benefits for the people and expressed his desire to continue this for years.
SDO (Civil) Noklak, C Phuniang in his speech stated that, the Center is a humble beginning with big vision of bringing economic empowerment of women in the District.
He expressed his appreciation to DC for initialization the noble project and also extended his gratitude to the District Administration Tuensang for sparing the much required fund to manage the Center.
He encouraged the trainers and trainees to take responsibility by undertaking it sincerely in order to realize its outcome from the training as envisioned.
M Thango, President, Khiamniungan Tribal Council, in his short speech said that this training center is an opportunity for the girls dropout students to learn new skills for their livelihood. He called upon the trainees to avail proper trainings and encouraged them to be enthusiastic learners.

He expressed his gratitude to the Deputy Commissioner, Noklak and District Administration for establishing such beneficial institutions for young people.
Yitachu Thur, EAC, Noklak, Changsang Soted, EAC Panso, and Newkai, President, Khiamniungan Menyiu Hoikam (KMH) also spoke during the occasion. Earlier, the programme started with a dedicatory prayer by Education and Literature secretary KBCA, Munno and the programme was chaired by District Development Promoter, Chongkoi. (Page News Service)