Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) in its 592nd meeting on 29th April, 2011 has approved the proposal of Directorate of Human Resource Division (HRD) for implementation the comprehensive capacity building plan under Asian Development Bank (ADB)- Directorate of Reform Implementation Division (RID) scheme and accordingly Multi Disciplinary Training Centre, Doimukh, Arunachal Pradesh under North East Zone has approved for strengthening and creating the requisite infrastructure under ADB-RID assistance.
The Khadi Reform and Development Plan (KRDP) under Asian Development Bank (ADB) is an effort to realize the significant growth and continual improvement of Khadi and Village Industries (KVI) Sector in terms of generating employment, enhancing the earning of artisans, improving the quality standards of Khadi, etc. The Khadi Reform package is consisting of various reforms support on different components such as artisan empowerment, skill development, Khadi mark, raw material procurements, marketing etc. In the said Reform support, comprehensive capacity building plan, strengthening of infrastructure, assessment of capacity and capability of trainers, linkages with external agencies are some of the major components under KVIC-HRD. The proposed capacity building plan will cover the target group like Artisan level (Spinning, Weaving, Pre-processing/Yarn-Cloth, Dyeing and Printing, Reeling); Supervisory Level (Managers of Khadi Production, Spinning Instructors, Waving Instructors, Reeling Instructors, Pre-processing Masters); Managerial Level (Staff level, Office Bearers, Mangers and Sales Persons of Bhawans), Trainers’ Training (Principals of Training Centres, Trainers for Skill enhancement) and Management Development Programme (Officers, Ministerial Staff and Technical Staff of KVIC & KVIBs).
On this background, Multi Disciplinary Training Centre (MDTC), Doimukh is organising One Day Workshop on ‘Course Curricula Development for Capacity Building Programme’ in its Conference Hall on December 19, 2011. Mr. Debabrata Maji of Mechanical Engineering Department, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Nirjuli, Arunachal Pradesh has kindly consented to act as Workshop Coordinator of this programme. Working Chairman Shri Tana Hali (APSS), Doimukh would inaugurate the programme and Chairman of Arunachal Pradseh Seva Sangh (APSS) Shri Rakhi Tana Tara would address in the closing session of the Workshop.
Several eminent persons from NERIST, NIIT, Rajiv Gandhi University, ITI, Rajiv Gandhi Polytechnic, SIRD, Department of Industries, Department of Textile & Handicrafts, GBPIHED, NEDFi, NEITCO, SIDBI, IIE, IGNOU, APKVIB, KVIC, RSETI, NABARD, NYP, Zilla Parisad Member, Rastriya Gramin Vikash Nidhi, DIPR, OJU Welfare Society, NIC, Nehru Yuva Kendra, and other invited guests would deliberate in the workshop to prepare a future roadmap of MDTC, Doimukh.
It is expected that the present MDTC, Doimukh would be able to fulfil the expectation/dreams of the people of Arunachal Pradesh in poverty elevation at par with the dreams of Gandhiji by its reform packages of up-gradation after waiting long time.