Geyzing, Nov 29
A 30 days long free residential training on computer for the youth of bordering region initiated by 72 battalion (72 BN) of Sasastra Sima Bal (SSB), Yuksam concluded today here at Industrial Training Institutue (ITI) of Geyzing. The valedictory day of the training programme was graced by president of Sangchen Pemayangtse Monastery and senior monk Tembo Gyatsho as the chief guest along with commandant (2nd in command) S.K Awadhiya from 72 BN of SSB, deputy commandant Om Prakash Singh, deputy commandent of 36 batallion (Geyzing) Nirupes, principal of ITI T.N Sharma, staffs and trainees.
At the outset S.K Awadhiya highlighting on the objectives of 30 days training programme on computer, informed that the programme was initiated under SSB’s civic action plan with an aim of facilitating the youth to have an access to skill development programme in an effective manner. He added that SSB has been conducting various kinds of skill development programmes for the youth so that they get able to explore the means of livelihood in an easy way.
Our objective is to provide a platform for the youth to be the part of skills development programmes those generate employment opportunities, Awadhiya Said.
He shared that SSB under civic action plan works for public welfare which help to maintain a coordial relationship with the people for better management and safety of frontier regions of the country. He urged the youth to utilize the computer based skills developed through training for livelihood.
Senior monk Tembo Gyatsho in his brief address termed the computer training programme a constructive step taken by SSB for the welfare of the youth and added that such programmes help the youth to gain skills needed for living and opens up a new avenue of opportunities for them. He maintained that SSB as an arm force is not only protecting our borders but also working for the welfare of the people of the bordering areas. He expressed that we should remain thankful to arm forces such as SSB for maintaining peace and security in the frontiers of the country.
20 youth who were the part of a month long computer training programme were handed over certificates.
The trainees thanked SSB and ITI Geyzing for providing them the opportunity to be the part of the skill development programme.