SHG & SE TRAINING
Objective of the training scheme of the SHG&SE Department is to provide skill development support to the unemployed young people as well as members of the self-help groups with a view to increasing entrepreneurship, livelihood potential and wage employment opportunities. Training interventions from the Department covers several trades namely tailoring, mushroom cultivation, embroidery, computer training, electric repairing, food processing, mobile repairing, jute products manufacturing, vermicompost, terracotta, fast food & glass painting, beautician, hospitality management, handy-craft, kantha stitch etc. Launched in 2012-13 financial year, the programme has been able to cover close to 1 lakh people till September 2019.Trainings courses are organised either directly by the Swarojgar Corporation by engaging training service providers or by utilising the resources of the development departments having stake in livelihood augmentation through various interventions. With a view to create employment opportunities and improve qualitative standards of the products of the SHGs, special training programmes have been organized in 23 blocks of 3 districts, namely Purulia, Bankura, Paschim Medinipur in the Jangal Mahal area. Trainings have been imparted on production of herbal dye from flowers, dry flower making, making varied products from Babui grass, making quilt from hen feathers, plates for Sal leaves, Eucalyptus Oil extracting, designer musk making, Lacproducts etc.
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