Free computer training for border villages
From our Correspondent
KOKRAJHAR, April 30: A month-long free computer training was organized under the Civic Action Programme (CAP) of the 16th Bn.SSB to the students of border villages of Indo-Bhutan border. A closing ceremony was held at the District Computer Centre, Kokrajhar on Friday and certificates were distributed to the students who have completed the course.
The District Mager of DCC, Jacob MO said altogether 22 students, especially from Kokrajhar and Chirang districts, undertook the free computer training. The Deputy Commissioner, Kokrajhar gave away the certificates to the students in presence of senior officers of the SSB.
In his speech, the Deputy Commissioner MP Sharma said the students had got the basic knowledge of computer and it was the foundation for the students. He said the students were from far-flung areas where there was no electricity and not even computer in their houses but the knowledge they had acquired would not go waste. He said the government has taken measures to supply electricity in all villages and by the end of 2017, all villages across the country would be electrified as per government proposal. So, he called upon the students to take the opportunity wherever they get.
The DIG of SSB Amit Kumar said there were lots of job opportunities in the SSB and other defence units. He said there had opportunity in the SSB which provides training on various trades for self-employment. Kumar called upon the students not to go in the wrong direction and asked them to join the defence units in tiol interest. He also said the SSB had provided free of cost emergency ambulance service for the people in border areas as part of the welfare activities. The programme was also attended by the Commanding Officer of the 16th Bn.SSB AKC Singh and other senior officers.