From our Staff Correspondent
Dibrugarh, August 24: As part of the ongoing CSR Project under Oil India Rural Development Society (OIRDS), trainees of Handicraft Training and Production Centre (HTPC) were provided with post training assistance at an event held at HTPC complex, Duliajan, recently.
Post training assistance like sewing machine, fly shuttle handloom sets, weaving and embroidery accessories along with certificates, were provided to 75 passed out trainees for the year 2014 and 2015, to encourage them for self-employment.
Resident Chief Executive (i/c), OIL, Anup Gogoi, graced the function as chief guest while GM (R&D) and president OIRDS, M C Nihalani, GM (PA) and advisor (OIRDS) Pranjit Deka, DGM (CSR) and Vice President (OIRDS) D K Das, and other senior officials of OIL were present on the occasion.
Instituted in 1984, HTPC, which is run by OIRDS under the aegis of OIL, has been imparting skill development free training to the young girls in cutting, knitting, embroidery and weaving with a monthly stipend during the last three decades. Till date more than 1,000 women completed training from this institute.
Recently, OIL also signed MoUs with four reputed organizations under Project Swabalamban for partnering in OIL’s CSR endeavor in the domain of Skill and Capacity Building focusing on the operatiol areas in NE India. The placement linked skill training MoUs were signed between OIL and four institutions which are Pragati Edutech Pvt Ltd, Downtown Charitable Trust, Gram Tarang Employability Training Services and Gyanjyoti Foundation on August 12, 2016.
The MoU signing ceremony held at its Field Headquarter Duliajan was graced by RCE, OIL, J K Borgohain, GM (F&A) C Pal, GM (Public Affairs) Pranjit Deka, and other officials of OIL along with the project implementing partners.
The parties will be imparting skill training to youths from OIL’s operatiol areas in Northeast India in trades like House Keeping and Hospitality, General Duty Assistant, Fitter CTC, Fitter, BPO (V/Non V) and CRM Domestic Voice.