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Tata Steel BSL organises entrepreneurship development session to empower rural youth

Narendrapur, May1 2,  2019 : As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, Tata Steel BSL in partnership with Ministry of Labour, Government of India organised a session on entrepreneurship development for the youth of Kuchilamada village of Dhenkanal district.

The objective of the programme was to engage the youth in such a manner so that they can pursue alternative livelihood options.

Dr Rajendra Prasad Padhi, Education Officer, National Board of Worker’s Education, Ministry of Labour, Government of India, took the session on the topic of entrepreneurship development. He tried to instil a spirit of entrepreneurship among the youth and informed them about various options of alternative livelihood, schemes of government available for the purpose, how they can initiate the process for it, etc.

Around 40 youths from village Kuchilamada under Shibapur panchayat of Odapada block had participated in this programme. Coordinated by CSR team of Tata Steel BSL, this was the first-of-its kind initiative in the area. Few more similar sessions to be held in coming weeks in the neighbouring villages following which selected youths will be called for a two day long intensive training session.

Then shortlisted participants from that session will be sent to National Board of Worker’s Education, Bhubaneswar for a 5 day long training to make them ready to start something of their own.


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