Employment prospects in bamboo activity
DIMAPUR, JANUARY 21
THE Nagaland Bamboo Development Agency (NBDA) organised a one-day seminar on ‘Self-employment prospects and opportunities on bamboo activities’ on January 21 at the Nagaland Bamboo Resource Centre, Dimapur. This was organized as a follow-up of the Government Job Mela that was held in November 2013 in Dimapur, during which 172 persons applied in various employment generating aspects of bamboo industry.The seminar was attended by over 40 applicants from all over the state and was held on the key aspects of Bamboo, such as: Bamboo handicrafts and furniture; Bamboo charcoal and briquettes; Bamboo construction and interior designing; Bamboo treatment and flattened poles; Bamboo product marketing and Bamboo incense sticks (Agarbatti)
Khrienuo C Metha, secretary to Govt of Nagaland & team leader, NBDA was the chief patron of the seminar. In the first session of the seminar, Kichung Phom, member, NBDA gave the introductory speech, Er. Lipongse Thongtsar, member, NBDA delivered the keynote address and Rokovisa Chase, member, NBDA deliberated on the topic ‘Bamboo, the wonder grass’ and the various activities and programmes of the NBDA, Dr Tolto Metha, member, NBM-IT, Nagaland Bamboo Development Agency stated in a press release.