Aizawl, Aug 26: Employment Through Skill Training and Placement Programme under National Urban Livelihood Missions has been implemented in Lawngtlai District and Counseling for the First Batch of Trainees under the Central Programme was held today at DC Conference Hall.
The trainees, most of whom have selected sewing for their trades, were oriented with the objectives and guidelines of the Skill Training under the National Urban Livelihood Mission.
There are some among the trainees who have selected Motor Driving, Alluminium Frame Construction, Automobiles repairing, Candle Making, Carpentry & Woodcraft, Computer Hard & Software, Mobile Repairing, Mushroom Cultivation, Steel Fabrication and Videography for their trades.
Speaking at the Counseling programme NULM Lawngtlai District Project Officer Lallawmawma, MCS, SDO Sadaar, said that there are many trades to be selected for the skill training and those in waiting list shall also be called for the second batch.
Likewise, we are trying to give the opportunity of training to anyone who is willing, he said.
Meanwhile, many people selecting the same trade is likely to make the duration of training longer, he added.
Dr. Keny Vanlalhriatpuia, Manager, Skill & Micro-enterprise, NULM exhorted the selected trainees to have a strong will and persevere with firm determination.
He also asked them to make the most use of the free training for skill development given by the government.
The Employment Through Skill Training and Placement Programme is one of the initiatives under the 12th Five Year Plan for National Urban Livelihood Missions. Agreement has been made with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), Delhi with which initiative the one-year training programme is also to be implemented in Mizoram. When the training course is completed, NSDC will conduct exam to determine candidates for placement programme.