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SASRD organises training on household enterprise

By EMN Updated: Jan 22, 2022 9:45 pm
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Participants try their hands on making soap during a skill development training on small household enterprise at LMLC campus on January 20 and 21.

Dimapur, Jan. 22 (EMN): School of Agricultural Sciences and Rural Development (SASRD), Nagaland University, Medziphema campus, in collaboration with Life Ministry Learning Centre (LMLC) Chümoukedima and District Administration and District level Centre for Women- Mahila Shakti Kendra (BBBP) Mokokchung, conducted a two-day skill development training programme on “Small household enterprise” at LMLC campus on January 20 and 21.

The training was conducted under Science and Technology Intervention in North Eastern Region – Technology Facilitation Centre (STINER-TFC) at SASRD, Medziphema. The objective of the training was to create entrepreneurial mindset and enhance the proficiency of an individual as well as impart skills through small household income generating activities to help them identify, train and nurture their innate talent in the desired field, stated an update from SASRD.

The two-day intensive training programme included soap making, detergent and liquid disinfectant, water soluble calcium, mushroom cultivation, kitchen gardening, banana fiber extraction- value addition, smoke-free drying of meat and vermicomposting.

The resource persons for the training programme were experts from LMLC, Chümoukedima, STINER-TFC from SASRD:NU, Medziphema campus, and ABFAB, Dimapur. The entire programme was divided into different sessions and each session was followed with interaction and feedback from the participants. The overall programme was interactive and practical oriented, it informed.

The programme was hosted by Samuel Therieh, director of LMLC, Chümoukedima, while the opening remark was delivered by Dr. Sentirenla Changkiri, project assistant of STINER-TFC, SASRD: NU, Medziphema campus.

Speaking at the closing event of the programme, Prof. Akali Sema, project in-charge of STINER-TFC and dean of SASRD, NU, Medziphema campus, encouraged the participants to imbibe skills that are productive and be consistent in their activities. While emphasising on the importance of nurturing skills and making the best out of it, she remarked that the world does not need more educated people but more skilled people. She added that it is only through skill development programmes that one could get the opportunity to “earn while they learn.”

In the concluding programme, proprietor of LMLC Chümoukedima Alemla shared a message from the Bible. A total of 15 participants comprising students, unemployed youth, housewives and SHG members from Mokokchung district attended the programme.

By EMN Updated: Jan 22, 2022 9:45:55 pm
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