Launch of the one-month SDP on hand embroidery for women

PIYONG, December 11: A total of 30 unemployed rural women and SHG members from Piyong Circle and neighboring areas of Namsai District are undergoing a month-long Skills Development Program (SDP) on hand embroidery, which started here on Friday .

Namsai DC RK Sharma, speaking on this occasion, focused on improving the quality of local production and creating business links. He advised SHG members to go through the training with full dedication.

The DGM of NABARD BP Mishra has emphasized vocational training to improve the socio-economic status of the rural masses, especially women entrepreneurs. He also informed about the NABARD initiative in the promotion of geographical indication (GI) products, which is an intellectual property right that identifies goods originating from a specific geographical location.

Deputy Director of Textiles and Handicrafts, Jhumsor Ete, emphasized the upgrading and creation of innovative local products by women artisans.

Namsai BMM from ArSRLM, Onam Tamut highlighted the importance of hand embroidery products in domestic and international markets.

DDM of NABARD Kamal Roy highlighted the various development interventions of NABARD in the district and elaborated on the objective of the SDP.

“The future plan is to promote and nurture the Organization of Off-Farm Producers (OFPO) among trained entrepreneurs,” he said, adding that OFPO will take responsibility for anyone in the value chain of the product, from the supply of raw materials. material until delivery of the final product to the final consumer.

The founding chairman of Bethel Life Care Charitable Trust, Chandan Prasad, said the training will enable rural women to improve their skills in producing indigenous role models.

The SDP was sponsored by NABARD, Regional Office, Itanagar, and implemented by the NGO, Bethel Life Care Charitable Trust.