International Border Area People's Welfare Organization (IBAPWO) would kick-start a three-month free residential vocational trainings on cane and bamboo crafts at Dimapur, exclusively for the unemployed youths and school drop outs from the border areas of seven blocks, comprising of four districts which include Mon, Tuensang, Kiphire and Phek, with first phase starting February 3.
The organization with a motive to mould and help the border area unemployed youths, have come up with various trainings and skills development for their self sustainability, so that they in return would be able to motivate others to help themselves.
Interested candidates from border areas of seven blocks and two participants each from every block including, Chen, Phomching, Tobu, Noklak, Thonoknyu, Pungro and Meluri areas.
IBAPWO director, N. Rhuletsu Whurr in a statement said training would be purely voluntary and no fees would be charged and that it would take care of their food and lodgings during the period of training.
Travel Allowances to reach the institute would be reimbursed on proving their fare tickets, it stated.
Since the training institute can accommodate 14 people only selection process would be on first come first basis, IBAPWO director said.
There would be informal interview online or face to face interactions as per the convenience of the candidates. The selected candidates for the training would be provided with Identity Card and the candidates would be awarded certificates after the completion of the course from the office of the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) Union Ministry of Textiles.
On completion of the course the selected candidates would also be enrolled for Health Insurance through RGSSBY.
The last date for intimidation has been fixed January 30. The eligibility criteria: Illiterate and school dropouts / unemployed. Interested candidates have been informed to contact 9862563939, 9436074232, (03862)280650 for further queries.