Tuesday, October 4, 2022

NSRLM organises credit workshop, FSSAI mela

A district level programme on credit workshop on the theme, “Self Help Group (SHG) loan sanction day” was organised by Nagaland State Rural Livelihoods Mission (NSRLM) on August 26 in Niuland district.
A press release by NSRLM Dimapur informed that special guest of the workshop, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Niuland, Sara S Jamir spoke on women empowerment and the advancement of socio-economic status of women in the society. She extended support towards the bankers in nurturing the SHGs and asked SHGs to maintain good credit ratings to further their business.
PD DRDA Dimapur, Kethosituo Sekhose spoke on the importance of credit linkage and its utility for sustaining and improving livelihood by venturing into different business and encouraged the participants to take hold of every opportunity given by the banks for all round development in Niuland district.
Branch manager, NRB Niuland, Neipedeu and branch manager SBI Niuland, Ramas Raimei encouraged the SHGs to inculcate the habit of savings and to avail various social security schemes promoted by the banks.
The workshop was attended by District Mission Management Unit (DMMU) staffs, Block Mission Management Unit (BMMU) staffs in-charge of financial inclusion from all the six blocks under Dimapur district with 137 participants from community leaders, VLOs and SHG members from Niuland.
Leshemi village: NSRLM, BMMU Pfütsero with the support from DMMU Phek organised a Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) mela on August 25 at community hall, Leshemi Village.
A press release by NSRLM Pfütsero informed that during the mela, resource person, food safety designated officer, Peterson Pongener underscored the importance of FSSAI licensing and registration.
Peterson encouraged the participants to acquire the registration or license as per requirement as it gave more advantage to market the products in the local, national and online platforms. The mela concluded with a demonstration on how to register online at FoSCoS portal by resource person, Food Safety Officer, Zhohu Puro.
Altogether, 140 participants from Livelihoods Promotion Committee and leaders from SHGs across Pfütsero RD block attended the programme.