DIMAPUR, March 2 � In commemoration of the 50 years of Nagaland Statehood, the department of Youth Resources and Sports (DYRS) is implementing a �Skill Grooming Project�.
The department has set up a Skill Grooming Academy in the DYRS in Kohima with computers and internet facility. In this connection, a one-day conclave on the topic �Exploring employment opportunities in the outsourcing industries� was conducted by the department at the Indira Gandhi Stadium yesterday.
Giving a brief about the project, YRS Director Kelei Zeliang said the objective is to harness the readily available resource, i.e. educated unemployed and help them avail the employment avenues and assist them in building a long term career in the outsourcing industry.
He said the target group would be graduate and above, adding that the training module has been designed by highly experienced resource persons. The training includes � soft skills, attitude and personality development and skill specifically required by the industry.
Training for the first batch will begin this week and the next batch will start sometime in September.
Three months of grooming session will be free of cost for the selected candidates, he said adding that the department will bear the travel cost and support accommodation for the shortlisted candidates till they get placement.