Pughoboto women learn how to make eco-friendly products
Dimapur, Sep. 1 (EMN): In line with the Nagaland government’s move to ban single-use plastic products in the state, a training programme on paper bag-making and other eco-friendly products was conducted on August 29 at Pughoboto in Zunheboto district by the district’s administration.
The government publicity agency, the department of Information and Public Relations (IPR), gave updates to the media informing about the training programme.
Speaking in the programme, subdivision officer (civil) for Pughoboto, Tiayanger Jamir told nongovernmental organisations especially the self-help groups and youths that the programme can be an income generating source.
The officer urged them to make the government’s initiative a priority and that they should be able to supply the demands of shops and the business community in Pughoboto, the IPR stated.
Botoshe, a trainer from a group called ‘Rural Natural Connect,’ was stated to have highlighted the ill effects of plastics. The trainer spoke about the importance of reducing, reusing and recycling plastics, the updates stated. He gave a hands-on demonstration in how to make paper bags.
Altogether members of 13 self-help groups, and Pughoboto church youths attended the training programme, the IPR added.