Dimapur, November 15 (NE): Vocational training cum demonstration was conducted on the theme ‘Empowering Women Through Skill Based Training’ by KVK, Nagaland University, Lumami for 4 days w.e.f 7th November 2019. Altogether, 25 women participants from Akuluto town attended the same. They were trained on various methods of food processing and preservations techniques.
The main focus of the training was to enable the women folk to learn various methods not only for home consumption but also to help them to generate source of income in a small way. Each day was utilised for a specific training such as ginger candy, soynuts and preparation of various pickles from vegetables and fruits locally available. The training was conducted by Narola Anichari (Home science), KVK.
Valedictory function was held on 11th November 2019 where Dr. Rakesh Chaurasia, Sr. Scientist & Head, expressed happiness and asked the SHGs to take advantage of the skill training programme and start their own business. He also asked them to be proactive in their approach and not to wait for any subsidies from the government. They should be self reliant and ready to face the market challenges.
The programme ended with distribution of certificates and some equipments to the participants.