GAIBANDHA, MAY 23, 2018 (BSS) - A three-month long training for women has begun at the training centre of Sinnomul Mohila Samity (SMS) of the town here this morning.
An inaugural session organised by SMS was also held under Empowering Ultra Poor Women through Developing Para Vet project funded by Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, office sources said.
Additional deputy commissioner (General) Muhammad Mizanur Rahman addressed the function as the chief guest and District Livestock Officer Dr Abdul Latif was present at the event as special guest.
With executive director of SMS Murshidur Rahman Khan in the chair, the inaugural session was also addressed, among others, by assistant director ABM Masudunnabi Lipon and training facilitator Dr Rehena Begum.
Shamsul Alam said the project will be implemented by SMS at 13 unions of Sadar upazila for the term of three years and a number of women would be imparted free training here to make them para veterinarian.
After ending the training, the successful women would start work at their respective unions as para veterinarian and be able to earn economical profit, he added.
In this way, their poverty like situation would be removed through engaging in income generating activity and consequently, they would be self- dependent gradually, he further added.
The chief guest asked the trainees to be serious and to complete it successfully.
He also advised them to apply the knowledge acquired from the training in field level practically to change their lots economically, he added.
A total of 26 youth women from 13 unions of Sadar upazila are taking part in the training.