SILCHAR, Feb 10: “There is ample opportunity for unemployed youths in plastic industries which calls for proper training and guidance,” pointed out Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology coordinator Rajib Das, while speaking at the one-day awareness programme held in the Gandhi Bhavan premises today. He said more than one lakh unemployed youths could be self employed by exploring the employment avenues based on the plastic of gas crackers.
He revealed four such awareness programmes were arranged in different parts of the State. CIPET, he added, is a certified institute of the Central Government to impart quality training and technical services. Inaugurating the awareness programme, Cachar DC HK Dev Mahanta expressed that such exercise by the institute would go a long way in helping the unemployed youths to set up plastic industries which are available in the State in coordination with the newly established Brahmaputra crackers and polymer limited.
Others who addressed the trainees included ADC SK Das, DICC general manager MK Sanyal and Guwahati BCPL chief manager A Khound who presided over the function. The speakers in an identical tone advised the youths who attended the programme to have the basic knowledge and acquire aptitude to go for small scale industries which have wide prospect as well as market for their benefit and employment. CIPET offers long term and short term courses in plastic processing and testing, mould technology, entrepreneurship development, skill come technology upgradation, computer-based training, technical services as well as consultancy and advisory services. THE SENTINEL