Friday, December 2, 2022

Trainees of handloom weaving under MoT assessed in Wokha

As part of the 45-day skill upgradation on handloom weaving under Samarth Scheme, an assessment of trainees who attended the skilling programme was conducted on November 4 at Wokha Town with Weaving Service Centre, Dimapur, assistant director, Naresh Jambhulkar as the observer.
According to a DIPR report, assessment was carried out to ascertain the effectiveness of training imparted by way of practical demonstration of acquired skills; to assess the proficiency in skills imparted to the trainees based on the standards used by the relevant industry segment, and to ensure the trainees after attending the skilling programme are ready to take up the regular work at shop floor level as a skilled worker.
Altogether 18 trainees attended the skill upgradation programme. The trainees also exhibited their finished products which were weaved during the training period. The assessment programme concluded with a vote of thanks by Mahatma Gandhi National Fellow (MGNF), Anuranjan Singh.
The training sponsored by the government of India, Ministry of Textiles (MoT), Development Commissioner for Handlooms, New Delhi was conducted in collaboration with Charity Club Multipurpose Society, Wokha- the implementing partner for Wokha district and organised by the Weavers Services Centre, Toluvi, Dimapur Nagaland.
It may be noted that the samarth scheme training aims to promote skilling and skill up-gradation in traditional sectors for persons interested in weaving and to implement a cluster development model to stimulate dormant clusters by intervening in the areas of production, technology, marketing, and skill development to enhance productivity, competitiveness with collective efforts and initiatives of individuals units.

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