GUWAHATI, July 17 - A six-day entrepreneurship development programme (EDP) for urban poor unemployed youths under the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC), conducted by AGVB-RSETI, Kamrup (M) in the institute premises, concluded on Saturday.
It was the first EDP in Assam organised for urban unemployed poor by the RSETI, and sponsored by the Assam State Urban Livelihood Mission Society (ASULMS) through the GMC.
Altogether 27 participants from various municipal wards of Guwahati attended the programme, which was inaugurated by Debashis Baruah, State Project Manager, ASULMS; Ramkrishna Sarma, Nodal Officer, AGVB-RSETI and Sharmistha Deka, City Project Manager, ASULMS.
The valedictory programme was attended by Kamal Bhowmik, Regional Manager, Assam Gramin Vikash Bank, Guwahati Region; Debashis Baruah (ASULMS) and Anil Mahanta, Agriculture Inspector, Sonapur.
Speaking on the occasion the dignitaries encouraged the trainees to establish their new enterprises and generate employment at the earliest. They said that being the first batch of ASULMS-sponsored trainees in Assam, they must set an example by becoming self-sufficient through entrepreneurship. They also advised the trainees to maintain good relation with their bankers for future development.
DC Nath, Director of the institute said all the trainees would get loans from various bank branches located in Guwahati under the interest subsidised scheme of the National Urban Livelihood Mission.