Skill development training for women concludes

Port Blair
11 Jun 2018

The National Bank for Agriculture And Rural Development, A & N Regional Centre assisted one month “Skill Development Training Programme Under Beauty And Spa To Empowering The Adult School or College Dropout Women” completed in the first week of June 2018. The valedictory function was organised by the Andaman & Nicobar State Social Welfare Board at Diglipur and Rangat recently. The General Manager of Port Blair, Mr BVS Prasad was the chief guest in the occasion and Smt.Prabhavati, Zilla Parishad member, Rangat, Pradhan of Subhash Gram Panchayat Smt.Alpana Mondal, Pradhan Rangat Grama Panchayat Mr Satish Kumar Singh, Smt.Sharmila Sherla, Assistant General Manager of NABARD, Board Member, Smt. Laxmi  and Mr Lokesh M, Secretary from A&N State Social Welfare Board, were present on the occasion.
In his address, Mr BVS Prasad advised to utilize these skills in the better way for the self employment with exploring financial assistances available from different schemes and assistance from Panchayat level also. Panchayath pradhans present over were assured to extend their support in facilitating to start parlors if trainees are desired and approach. All trainees were requested the officials of NABARD to extend the training program for another 3 months as one month duration is not enough to learn. Following to this Assistant General Manager of NABARD Smt.Sharmila Sherla assured to look into the possibilities to extend the training program as requested by the trainees. In the welcome address delivered by the Secretary of A&N State Social Welfare Board, highlighted the importance of skill development training program in empowering the women through upgrading the skills of their interests and make them ready for employment or self employment. He thanked Smt.Ashima and Smt.Jolly Samudar trainers for their efforts to train the trainees in one month duration. Certificates were distributed to the trainees followed by vote of thanks delivered by the Board Member of A&N State Social Welfare Board Smt.Laxmi.