Skill development on bamboo handicraft concludes

ROING, Nov 9: The month-long skill development programme on bamboo handicraft for unemployed youths concluded here at the Amyaa’s training centre in Lower Dibang Valley district on Saturday with a certificate of completion ceremony.
Organised by the Amyaa under the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), the skill development programme had artisans from the Nagaland Bamboo Resource Centre, Dimapur who were brought in to train the locals.
In this one-month skill training, youths were able to make mugs, mobile stands, pen stands, key bunch, mobile docks, earrings, trays, candle stands and jewellery boxes. Some of the participants came up with their own designs as well.
The training introduced participants to use of modern machinery, complying with the regional aspirations and utilities for livelihood.
Attending the event, ADC Tapik Pertin encouraged the trainees to keep up the spirit of enthusiasm and be consistent in developing the skills learnt.
He assured of all possible support from the district administration in setting up bamboo craft units.
Amyaa secretary RK Paul Chawang also assured the trainees of all possible hand-holding post training and help aspiring entrepreneurs in bridging the gap with banks and the government.