In connection with the foundation day, an awareness programme on “Livelihood through Skilling” was conducted in collaboration with the District Skill Committee, Kamjong.
TFM Ukhrul Correspondent
The 3rd Foundation Day of Sakhi – One Stop Centre (OSC), an initiative sponsored by the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD), Kamjong District was observed at Leiyatang, Kamjong Headquarters. In connection with the foundation day, an awareness programme on “Livelihood through Skilling” was conducted in collaboration with the District Skill Committee, Kamjong.
The event was organized with the support of the Deputy Commissioner of Kamjong, Rangnamei Rang Peter, (IAS). The function was attended by Lunminthang Haokip (MCS) SDO of Kamjong Block, as the Chief Guest, Hoping Chithung, Headman of Bungpa Khullen, as Guest of Honour and OSC Centre Administrator MK. Chanchuila as President. Kashing Shingnaisui, Mahatma Gandhi National Fellow was the Resource Person. SDC of Kamjong, L. Ingocha Singh and CSOs leaders of Kamjong District also attended the programme.
Speaking at the occasion, Lunminthang Haokip highlighted the objective of One Stop Centre. He stated that “OSC is a centre for addressing discrimination and violence against Women and help Women in distress by providing shelter and assistance.” He went on to state that “the OSC and the staff have been doing exemplary work in extending awareness to the community of Kamjong.”
The Village Chief, Hoping Chithung commended the OSC and DSC for the collaboration in organizing such programme and in arranging the resource person to highlight the importance of Skilling. He also stresses on how we should try to utilise the maximum opportunities presented to us by the Government.
Kashing Shingnaisui, Mahatma Gandhi National Fellow (MGNF), emphasized on the importance of Skilling amongst the youth and the public in general and how it could significantly help in livelihood generation. She also highlighted the various training courses available under schemes like DDU GKY, PMKVY, CIPET, NIELIT and also the opportunity to work in Japan. She also highlighted the Japanese Language training partly sponsored by NSDC and overseas through Private agencies like Emporium, for the unemployed and school dropouts of the district.
The event was coordinated by OSC with the support of the District Administration and District Skill Committee of Kamjong.