J&K: RSETI provides free training to women to make them self-reliant in Rajouri


Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir): The Rural Development and Self-Employment Training Institute (RSETI) is providing free training to women in tailoring and other occupational courses to make them self-reliant in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri.

Speaking to ANI, Director RSETI, Raman Sharma said, “We have trained 353 candidates last year in different activities. We have mobilised a few candidates from ourselves and a few are through NRLM and remaining are from Khadi village board. For 2024-25, MoRD has given us a target of 1000, for that, we have started batches as per plan. One batch on Dairy farming has just concluded. Candidates were sponsored by NRLM. Candidates of the self-help group train with us.”

He further said that this year they had already trained three batches. “Another batch on women tailoring, for which we had mobilised ourselves. Till now, we have trained three batches consisting of a total 70 people. The girls are already motivated. We train them to come out of fear and they are not less than men,” he added.

A trainee appealed to all women in Rajouri to get training here and generate income. A trainee at RSETI said, “We have been provided training by RSETI for one week. The facilities are good here, sir has trained us well. We were also given tea and lunch. He has told us well about business and how to become self-reliant. I want other women to join so that they can establish their own businesses and generate income.”

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