Gangtok,Nov5: Six month long training on souvenir making from fiber glass and motor mechanism concluded on November 2 at Conference hall of Khadi and Gram Udyog Board, Deorali. The training was organized by Sikkim Motor Training and Engineering Institute and Sponsored by Department of Commerce and Industries and Directorate of Skill Development and Capacity Building.
Total 50 local unemployed youths were trained of whom 20 girls out of 30 got training in motor mechanism, for the first time in the state, and 20 youths were trained in souvenir making.
Ujjawal Gurung, Director of Commerce and Industries addressing the participants as chief guest congratulated them for successful completion of their training. He appealed to them to utilize their knowledge and skill for making a livelihood. These fiber goods are cheaper than those imported from China, he said. Mr. Gurung handed over certificates to the participants.