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SHGs trained on paper-bag making

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By EMN Updated: May 17, 2019 10:33 pm
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Students of MSW 2nd semester from NEISSR along with the women Self Help Group members pose for a group after the training programme on paper-bag making on May 11.

Dimapur, May17 (EMN): Masters of Social Work (MSW) 2nd semester from North East Institute of Social Sciences and Research (NEISSR), in collaboration with Can Youth and Kutchina Foundation conducted one-day training on paper-bag making for Self Help Group (SHG) members on May 11 at Tribal Court, Burma Camp, Chwngayzaengc, on the them ‘Moving towards a plastic free future.’

The training began by invoking God’s presence followed by a brief introduction on the harmful effects of the excessive use of plastic bags by Toviholi Y Yepthomi, an MSW trainee wherein she stated by 2025 Nagaland will face water scarcity.

She spoke on the harmful effects of plastic on health and environment such as pollution of soil, pollution of oceans and the release of toxic gas when a plastic is burned. She highlighted few measures to control the use of plastic bag by introducing and adopting the use of jute bag and paper bag.

She stated that use of plastic bags can be controlled by inculcating the habit of using jute and paper bags.

The paper-bag making training was led by Marina, a skill development trainer along with interns from NEISSR.

The training concluded with the feedbacks from the participants. A total of 11 members participated in the training programme.

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By EMN Updated: May 17, 2019 10:33:37 pm
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