Rasuwa, July 7: The masons produced by Cottage and Small Industry Development Committee have been contributing to the post-quake reconstruction effort in the district.
The Committee provided mason training to 194 locals including 66 women in five rural municipalities of Rasuwa. The trained masons are now busy with the post-quake reconstruction work, Chief of the Committee Khagendra Nepal said.
The training programme cost the Committee Rs. 3.54 million so far. The mason training programme was implemented as per the annual action plan to maximum the use of resources, produce skilled human resource and generate employment at the local level, according to the Committee.
The training of masons in the villages itself has help meet the scarcity of construction workers in the post-quake reconstruction, District Coordination Committee Chair Kul Prasad Bhatta said.
Under the skills development programme for the rural residents, the Committee has also been providing motorcycle maintenance, ornaments production, Dhaka knitting, tailoring and other skills-oriented training.
The house wiring and juice production training provided by the committee in the past provided big employment opportunities for the locals, entrepreneur Baburam Shrestha said. RSS
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