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GUWAHATI, June 13 - Under the aegis of the Commissionerate of Industries and Commerce (CI&C), a 10-day training programme on candle-making got under way on Monday at the Quality Control Office of the industries and commerce department, Bamunimaidam. Altogether 30 women have been selected from Kamrup (Metro) for the programme.

�Numaligarh Refinery Limited and IOCL, Digboi produce some of the finest wax in the country. Though there is no dearth of raw materials of wax, yet there is no cottage industry in this sector here,� informed Minakshi Debi, Deputy Director and in-charge of Women Cell, CI&C. �Hence, this training programme aims to empower the women in this business sector and make them self-reliant,� she added.

Puberun Sarmah, resource person from NEDFi informed that the programme will be followed by a year-long training on advanced designing, capacity building, hand-holding in candle-making. �The goal is to brand Assam candles, facilitate the market linkages and take it to the global arena,� stated Sarmah.

The CI&C plans to hold a similar training programme in Tezpur as well.

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10-day training on candle making

GUWAHATI, June 13 - Under the aegis of the Commissionerate of Industries and Commerce (CI&C), a 10-day training programme on candle-making got under way on Monday at the Quality Control Office of the industries and commerce department, Bamunimaidam. Altogether 30 women have been selected from Kamrup (Metro) for the programme.

�Numaligarh Refinery Limited and IOCL, Digboi produce some of the finest wax in the country. Though there is no dearth of raw materials of wax, yet there is no cottage industry in this sector here,� informed Minakshi Debi, Deputy Director and in-charge of Women Cell, CI&C. �Hence, this training programme aims to empower the women in this business sector and make them self-reliant,� she added.

Puberun Sarmah, resource person from NEDFi informed that the programme will be followed by a year-long training on advanced designing, capacity building, hand-holding in candle-making. �The goal is to brand Assam candles, facilitate the market linkages and take it to the global arena,� stated Sarmah.

The CI&C plans to hold a similar training programme in Tezpur as well.