From our Staff Correspondent
Dibrugarh, Dec 29: Training on Youth Leadership and Community Development (TYLCD), organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra (NYK) at Kolioni Primary School from December 26, entered the fourth day on Thursday. The training will conclude on Friday.
All total 40 youths, both male and female, from Jokai Rupjyoti Sangha, and Jokai, Kolioni area are participating in the training.
Assistant Director of Agriculture, Heremba Dutta, while attending the first day session as a resource person, called upon the youths to take agriculture as their means of livelihood and attain self- sufficiency in their pursuit for rehabilitation. Village-level Education Worker of Agriculture Department also attended the programme and helped Dutta in all counts. Veteriry Officer of the District Veteriry Hospital and Veteriry Surgeon, Dr Tridiv Gogoi, in his address as resource person on the first day’s programme, spoke about the various income-generating projects of veteriry, which was followed by the deliberation of advisor, tiol Federation of Small Tea Grower, JN Dutta. In his address, Dutta elaborated the salient points and linkage of different tea-oriented establishments.
The second day’s resource persons were cluster head of Bharatiya Yuba Shakti Trust, (BYST) Ankur Saikia, Field Officer, BYST, Arpan Deep Das, senior jourlist I. Ahmed and Extension officer of District Industries and Commerce Centre, A. Ahmed
BYST Cluster Head Ankur Saikia spoke about various provisions of BYST assistance to young entrepreneurs. He also urged upon the participants to avail the opportunity as offered by their organization for the rehabilitation of local youths
Speaking on leadership quality and the role of youth in community development, jourlist I Ahmed referred various aspects of leadership and how to imbibe and develop the basic quality of leadership in their persolity. He emphasized acquiring clear conception and knowledge with determition and total dedication for achieving success in any issue.
Referring the prospects of all-round development of the Jokai area, Ahmed stressed the development and scientific magement of the nearby Jokai reserve forest, rich in precious flora and fau, for making it a tourist hub. He called upon the local youths to ponder on the issue and initiate the process in association with various agencies for successful implementation of their thoughts and vision.
The Extension officer from District Industries and Commerce Centre, A. Ahmed, while addressing the participants, explained the various schemes of DICC to budding entrepreneurs.
In the second part of the session, Civil Defense trainers, Chandan Mishra, Arpa Das and Sehz Begum demonstrated the techniques of utilizing the local resources for disaster magement.
The valedictory function to be held on Friday will be attended by IT personnel of United Bank of India, Dibrugarh Regiol Office and Director, Rural Self Employment Training Institute, and they will impart training on different topics related to youth development and internet banking and cashless payment through mobile.
The entire training programme was well coordited by NYK coorditor, Bedabrata Bhuyan.