JKRLM organise one month training course on Tilla Embroidery for SHG members of BK Pora

BUDGAM: In order to generate employment among women and make them self-reliant, one -month Tilla Embroidery course was organised for the Self help group (SHG) members of Umeed at Block BK pora District Budgam.
The month long training programme was organised by the Mission in collaboration with Khadi & village industries Commission (KVIC) pampore.
Around 25 SHG members were enrolled in this training programme and the members were given training for latest Tilla Designs, embroidery.
The training programme was inaugurated by Shri Arun Kumar Principal KVIC Pampore through video conferencing.
In his inaugural address, principal KVIC pampore Arun Kumar said that these women have immense talent and the need of the hour is to provide them the platform to showcase the same.
“Through these programmes’ we will be successful in reaching out to the community, especially the underprivileged section of the society, and that these programmes benefit the unemployed women in order to become self reliant and self dependent, he added
On the occasion while giving details about the Programme, Block Programme Manager, BK PORA Madina Bukhari briefed that the Mission has started to train 25 members in the initial phase in those traditional trades which are dying and needs revival.
Tilla is a traditional craft of Kashmir which is used to adorn pherans and shawls but over the years, the embroidery is done on sarees, shalwar kameez, and other garments as well. The initiative will enhance the abilities of SHG members with basic Tilla skills to a higher level of embroidery along with basic Tilla design in order to increase market employability.
Addressing the participants, Block programme Manager BK pora Madina Bukhari emphasized that women can utilize their free time and can generate additional income through this profession sitting at home.
The objective of conducting such training course is to empower the women population especially from the deprived backgrounds with effective professional skills leading to appropriate livelihood opportunities, she added
She also urged all the participants to make full use of this opportunity and also assured full cooperation from the Mission.



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