DHR, MoLHR facilitate Village Skill Development Program for Lunana Communities upon Royal command

A total of 43 individuals (19 women & 24 men) from the highland communities of Lunana Gewog will undergo skills development training in various trades such as traditional painting, tailoring, weaving, carpentry, solar home system and cooking for maximum period of two months.  The training commenced on 13th December, 2016 in Technical Training Institute (TTI)-Khuruthang, Punakha.

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The skills development training under Village Skill Development Program (VSDP) for Lunana communities is implemented by Office of the Gyalpoi Zimpon, His Majesty’s Secretariat upon the Royal command of His Majesty The King, issued during recent Royal visit to the Lunana gewog to make the communities self-reliant in all the necessary skills, an opportunity to earn livelihood through skills acquisition and enhance income generation capacity to supplement their income, help in alleviating poverty through skills acquisition and positive engagement during seasonal migration by learning new skills.

The Department of Human Resources, Ministry of Labour and Human Resources facilitated the training.