Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), Government of India distributed footwear manufacturing machine under the leather pilot project in Agra district and 200 honeybee boxes under ‘Village Industry Development Scheme’ in Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh through digital mode on Tuesday.
The beneficiaries have been imparted five days of training to form two self-help groups (SHGs) ‘Vaishnav and Gyan’ of Barabanki district, who were distributed 200 bee boxes and tool kits under the Honey Mission.
On this occasion, Manoj Kumar, Chairman of Khadi and Village Industries Commission, had interaction with the beneficiaries about the problems related to beekeeping work and encouraged them to take forward the work of beekeeping in their region. Later feedback was also taken about them and they were encouraged to take forward the work they were doing.
In addition to this, he also distributed footwear machines and equipment under the Leather Craft Mission to 10 beneficiaries who had taken 50 days of training at CFTI Agra while interacting with the beneficiaries, the KVIC chairman took first-hand information from the beneficiaries regarding the training provided and motivated them to set up the leather industry by taking advantage of this project. He also emphasised on realising the dream of the prime minister of a self-reliant India and creating new opportunities of self-employment through various schemes implemented by Khadi and Village Industries Commission. Officials of the state KVIC office, Lucknow and divisional KVIC office, Meerut, representatives of Uttar Pradesh Khadi and Village Industries Board and CSIR were present at the occasion.
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