Khadi and Village Industries Commission, Ministry of MSME, Government of India has started campaign to provide trainings to 500 persons on various traditional trades of Kashmir before Gandhi Jayanti.
In a statement issued to the department said that in this connection Training Centre namely Production Cum Marketing Cum Training Centre (PMTC) of KVIC has already started 12 training courses on various trades.
It is worth to mention here that PMTC KVIC Pampore has started these training which include computer training at Chiwdara Budgam, Tilla embroidery at Kanthpora Baramulla, cutting & tailoring at Kazipora Baramulla.
PMTC, KVIC on 17.09.2020 started 15 days training course on Jam and Jelly at Samboora area of south Kashmir district Pulwama.
PMTC KVIC Pampore on 21.09.2020 started two training programmes at far flung villages of North Kashmir District Bandipora. First training program on computer course was started at Aloosa Bandipora and second training on shawl embroidery was started at Ashtingoo Bandipora.
PMTC KVIC Pampore on 22.09.2020 started four training programmes at far flung villages of centre Kashmir District Budgam. First training program on shawl embroidery course was started at Checkshera Khansahib Budgam; second training on Kani Shawl weaving was started at Checkshera Budgam. The third training course on willow works and fourth training on carpet weaving was started at Checkshera Khansahib Budgam.
PMTC KVIC Pampore on 24.09.2020 started one month training programme on Tilla Embroidery at Dusso area of South Kashmir District Pulwama.
The training programme was inaugurated by Shri Anil Kumar Sharma Principal PMTC Pampore through video conferencing.
The training programmes were inaugurated by Shri S.P Khandelwal State Director KVIC; J&K via video conferencing and Shri Anil Kumar Sharma Principal/Assistant Director, PMTC, KVIC Pampore was also present on the occasion.
Shri S.N Shukla ji, Dy. CEO (NZ) addressed the trainees via video conferencing.
On the occasion while giving details about the campaign Shri Anil Kumar Sharma Principal/Assistant Director, PMTC, KVIC Pampore stated that as per the instructions of State Director KVIC J&K and other Higher Officers of KVIC, this office have started mission to train 500 persons of Kashmir Region in those traditional trades which are dying and needs revival.
He said that State Director desired to revive these traditional trades so that the candidates may be benefited and they can earn their livelihood at their homes.
State Director, KVIC, J&K Shri S. P. Khandelwal who addressed the trainees via video conferencing from Jammu stated that He has recently joined as State Director J&K and intends to reach out to the desirable people of J&K U.T. He stated that KVIC has many schemes through which we can provide benefits to the people.
Khandelwal said that KVIC is the national Nodal Agency for Prime Minister’s Employment Generation programme (PMEGP) under which financial assistance with 35% subsidy is provided and after imparting trainings KVIC will provide handhold support to the trainees under PMEGP. They assured that mission of KVIC will continue in the future also. (CNS)