Port Blair, Jan 11: With the mission to provide skill training to the urban poor under the component Employment through Skill Training & Placement (EST&P) of DAY-NULM Scheme, Port Blair Municipal Council resumed tailoring course for eligible beneficiaries w.e.f 11/01/2021.
The on-going skill development course on tailoring is designed to provide new skills to the unskilled urban poor and/or to upgrade their existing skills. The programme will help the urban poor to set up self-employment ventures or go for salaried jobs in the private sector.
The EST&P Programme intends to fill the gap between the demand and availability of local skills by providing skill training programmes as required by the market.
The training has resumed at the empanelled training centre, Sri Angalamman trust, Dollygunj after being suspended for many months due to COVID-19 pandemic.
The present batch comprises of 30 students from within the municipal area who belong to the economically weaker sections. The training is for 3 months duration. After course completion, a certificate will be provided for certifying that accredited skill training has been imparted under DAY-NULM scheme. Additionally the students will also be supported with placement opportunities and self employment ventures through easy credit access.
Candidates of economically weaker sections who wish to undertake skill training may contact Project Officer, Urban Poverty Alleviation Cell, PBMC, a press release from Secretary, PBMC said.