TEZU, Sep 25: The Seva Bharati, Arunachal in association with local based NGO-
Matai Society, Tezu kicked off its rural initiative in imparting week long Handicraft
Training in Changliang village under Tezu circle of Lohit today.
The inaugural ceremony was graced by the District Art and Culture Officer, Anjaw along with PR representatives of the village and the members of the collaborating NGOs. The chief guest cited the success story of the “Barbie Doll” which had a small beginning initially. 30 Women participants from the adjoining villages such as Duraliang, Hydel camp, PCL colony and Tezu are availing the handicraft training which is aimed at generating self employment for the rural tribal women. Training is being imparted in Fabric painting, flower making, soft toys, embroidery rings among others.
The training is being facilitated by the Master trainers from Seva Bharati, Joy Kumar Sharma and Gajen Das from Guwahati along with the Volunteers of Amik Matai Society.
Earlier such training was imparted in the rural areas of Along. The organisation aims to reach the remotest of rural areas of Arunachal to impart such trainings in future with the support of local based organisations.