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    Skill development training begins

    From Nima Khenrab , BOMDILA, Sep 03, 2015: West Kameng DDI Pemchom Lama inaugurated two week-long skill development training programme aimed at providing sustainable livelihood to unemployed youths of West Kameng district began here today.
    "Such initiatives taken by the GoAP is a big boost in skilling state's unemployed, mainly the traditional, facing threat of modernity", Dawa said.
    The project is being implemented by SD&EG directorate in collaboration with Yuva Arunachal, an NGO.

    The training, to saw knitting and carpet making, saw large participation, especially women, including from Bomdila, far-flung Nafra and Kalaktang of West Kameng district.
    Such training was given to 250 youths of Tawang district at Gomkelling village earlier on age-old technique of local paper making call 'Mon-shug'.
    In all 41 students from various schools were offered free course on basic computer education by Yuva Arunachal. The training also included knitting, carpet & envelop making.

    Field publicity to bring awareness on mother & child health in 7 districts

    ITANAGAR , Sep 03, 2015: Under scoring the importance of maintaining health of mother and child, state NRHM nodal officer Dr. Tana Natung has requested the field publicity working in the state to publicize about the Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) and Janani Shishu Suraksha Kariyakram (JSSK) during their field programmes.

    Addressing a day-long workshop on â€~Mother & child healthâ€(TM), organized by directorate of field publicity here on Wednesday as resource person, Dr. Natung suggested to hold campaigns with help of health workers, like ASHAs & anganwadi workers to bring mass awareness.
    The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has identified East Kameng, Upper Siang, Lower Subansiri, Upper Subansiri, Kurung Kumey, Changlang and Lohit districts for such programme, according to a field publicity release.
    The workshop, attended by FPOs of Bomdila, Ziro, Seppa, Tezu and Along units, was also addressed by administrative officer S K Naskar.