Lamjung, July 16
Committee for Promotion of Public Awareness and Development Studies has started imparting skill-based training to 67 youths on employment and entrepreneurship, in collaboration with Vision International Nepal in Lamjung.
The training includes computer repair, house wiring, poultry farming and beautician training. The training is under way at Besisahar Municipality, Sundarbazaar Municipality, Dordi and Klosothar rural municipalities.
According to the committee’s Youth Development Project Coordinator Bishnu Chiluwal, 24 people, including five women, are participating in computer repair training, 10 in wielding, 10, including three women in poultry farming and 23 women in beautician training.
By organising youths of the areas where the project is under implementation, 42 sky clubs have been established. Chiluwal said the training was aimed at encouraging youths into entrepreneurship through skill, knowledge and financial empowerment.
District Coordination Committee Lamjung Chair Lokraj Pandey said the country could not prosper if its youths lacked skills. “The training for youths will help develop entrepreneurs,” he added.
A version of this article appears in print on July 17, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.