“CIMIC” Office & NAITA in Joint Venture to Promote Livelihood
[Updated :: 2010-09-17 22:55:19 Hours]
Jaffna Civil Affairs and Public Relations (CIMIC) office functioning
under the Security Forces Headquarters-Jaffna (SF-J) in affiliation
with National Apprentice and Industrial Training Authority (NAITA)
has started vocational training courses to promote livelihood of
people in Jaffna through self employment.
a pilot project, NAITA on recommendation of the CIMIC office has
initially selected forty five soldiers serving in Jaffna who take
interest in learning masonry to give an adequate training in Building
of training those soldiers is to employ them in constructing houses
for the civilians who are to be resettled and also to assist poor
families in building and renovating their houses.
first course which commenced about one and half months ago is conducted
by a qualified staff of NAITA in Jaffna for three months.
of modern technology and equipment is taught during the course which
includes lectures and practical training.
office has planned to start a driving course for youth in Jaffna
as the second part of the programme and preliminary discussions
with NAITA officials about selecting people and their enrollment
are to commence soon.