BSS-19 2-month Satranji training course ends in Nilphamari




TRAINING-SATRANJI (with picture)

2-month Satranji training course ends in Nilphamari

RANGPUR, Jan 23, 2020 (BSS) – The two-month training courses on ‘Development
of Satranji Industry Rangpur-II Project’ ended with distribution of
certificates and crests among 60 trainees at the Deputy Commissioner’s office
in Nilphamari town today.

Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industry Corporation (BSCIC) conducted the
training courses for 20 trainees cum entrepreneur in three separate batches
at Nilphamari BSCIC Industrial Town for six months.

Deputy Commissioner of Nilphamari Hafizur Rahman Chowdhury attended the
function as the chief guest with Deputy Manager of Nilphamari BSCIC
Industrial Support Centre Husne Ara Khatun in the chair.

Deputy Director (Local Government) for Nilphamari Abdul Motaleb Sarkar,
Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Azharul Islam, Assistant Project
Officer of Satranji Project and Deputy Manager of BSCIC Rangpur Ehsanul
Haque, Course Coordinator Nurul Haque and Senior Vice-president of Nilphamari
Chamber Hamidur Rahman attended as special guests.

The Deputy Commissioner said the training courses would be useful for the
Satranji cottage industry as well as trainee cum entrepreneurs to become
financially self-reliant and create employment of people to enhance their
socio-economic development.

Accounts Officer of the Satranji project Abdul Baki said Prime Minister
Sheikh Hasina approved the project for employment generation of the people of
greater Rangpur region to improve their socio-economic conditions.

“On completion of the training courses, each of the trainee entrepreneurs
are being provided with easy-term loan at only five percent simple interest
rate along with Taka 14,000 in cash and machines and certificates to launch
their Satranji enterprises,” he said.

“The just provided trainings in Nilphamari on three courses included making
high quality Satranji with jute yarn, Satranji with ‘mokmol’ and cotton yarn
and making tapestry with jute and cotton yarn,” he said.

“Some 2,775 female trainees of Rangpur, Kurigram, Gaibandha, Lalmonirhat
and Nilphamari districts have already completed the training courses.

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