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Women trained to be self reliant

By EMN Updated: Jul 02, 2016 12:29 am

Dimapur, July 1: Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA), Kohima, on June 30 organized a district level training programme at Village Council Hall, L Khel Kohima village, with the aim to make use of locally available products for own home use and for income generation.
Mrs. Khrienguü Kesiezie, chairperson of Kewhimiapfü Mechü Krotho, in her brief speech, acknowledged the organising committee for bringing up such activities at the village level for the women group which according to her was resourceful especially for the housewives.
DAO & PD (ATMA) also gave a brief speech where he thanked the trainees for their enthusiasm to participate in the training. He encouraged the participants to grab all such opportunities which would enable them to sustain for their livelihood using locally available resources.In the first technical session, the resource person Miss Angela, Deputy Project Director, conducted demonstration on preparation of detergent, dish wash gel and hand wash gel. The purpose was to enable the trainees to produce such products for own consumption and later expand as an enterprise.
The second technical session was on “value addition of seasoning fruits and low cost nutritious food.” The resource person, Smt Keviyieno Programme, Assistant (Home Science) KVK, Tesophenyu, apprised the trainees on the value addition of fruits like plum, cucumber and passion fruit. The trainees were given hands on training on how to prepare products like jam, fruit squash and plum murabas. Trainees were also taught to prepare low cost nutritious food and pea nut butter which could be used as weaning food for babies and feed ailing nutrients during sickness.
The programme was a huge success and saw a positive turn up of the trainees.

By EMN Updated: Jul 02, 2016 12:29:02 am