A six-week entrepreneurship and skill development program focusing on banana fibre extraction and handicrafts training jointly commenced on Wednesday at Town Council Hall, Phek.
According to a DIPR report, the training was jointly organised by Phek Police, Nagaland Tool Room and Training Centre (NTTC), and Phek Town Youth Society (PTYS), with the aim of empowering educated youth in their quest for employment opportunities.
Inaugurating the training, Superintendent of Police (SP) Phek, Dr. Pritpal Kaur urged all the participants to prioritize hard work and seek livelihood through entrepreneurship rather than resorting to drugs or intoxication.
Dr. Kaur emphasised that entrepreneurship could provide significant opportunities for educated youth and encouraged them to form teams with their friends to engage in joint business ventures. She highlighted that such efforts can contribute to a more peaceful society.
NTTC instructor, Nisevor Niphi provided insights into the importance of the program and explained the objectives of NTTC. A demonstration on banana fibre extraction and handicrafts making was conducted during the training session. Participants from all wards in Phek Town took part in the training session. The inaugural programme was chaired by PTYS president, Seyiengoi Soho; invocation by Pastor of Police Baptist Church, Phek.