Textile and handicrafts assistant director Naz Pertin giving away certificates. Image: Northeast Now

A month-long skill development training on bamboo handicraft for unemployed youths of Lower Dibang Valley district of Arunachal Pradesh concluded at the Amyaa’s training centre in Roing on Saturday.

The training was organized by Amyaa- a local NGO- in collaboration with NABARD, Itanagar.

Addressing the valedictory function, textile and handicrafts assistant director Naz Pertin expressed her interest to support the trainees in cane furniture handicrafts.

She said that her department is also looking out for committed aspiring artisans who could make maximum use of the training opportunities offered by her department.

Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank branch manager PB Chetry in his address assured to support the sincere artisans who commit themselves to set up bamboo and cane production units with loan facilities.

He further called upon the youths to prove their worth and develop their skills in handicrafts for sustainable livelihood.

AMYAA secretary RK Paul Chawang expressed his satisfaction on the enthusiasm shown by the trainees throughout the training.

He assured the trainees all possible support in connecting them with local banks and departments concerned.

Chawang also expressed his gratitude to Nitya Mili, the district development manager of NABARD, Roing for supporting the training and unemployed youths of the district.

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