Home Department to offer Skill Training for Unemployed Tibetan Youths
Thursday, 31 January 2008, 3:00 p.m.
Dharamshala: The home
department of the Central Tibetan Administration has announced the
skill training opportunities for the Tibetan unemployed youths, for the
The training will be held at Institute for Small Trade Learning in
Neelamangalam in Bangalore, South India. Those interested in doing the
training should enroll with their respected settlement officer or at
the Department of Home, before 5 March and the training will commence
from April 2008.
Employment generating courses, including diploma program in
hair styling, medical transcription, certificate in retail execution
(salesman), combined fast track in beauty therapy and hair dressing,
carpentry, tailoring, would be offered.
Besides beauty therapy, carpentry and tailoring, medical
transcription today has become a well-paid and highly demanded job. A
beginner starts with a monthly income of around Rs. 8000/- and as the
speed and skill improves, the earnings will increase accordingly.
Technological oriented courses, such as diploma in computer
engineering, certificate in mobile phone technology, diploma in
electrical engineering, certificate in photography, certificate in
multi-media, diploma in hardware and network engineering and Microsoft
certified in system engineering, would be taught at the training.
The trainees can get a plethora of employment scopes, including
setting up mechanic shops for solving electrical and mechanical
problems in the settlements. computer centres for photographic,
web-design works, media publishing.
According to the Youth Empowerment Section of the Home
Department, it has successfully provided skill training to around 624
Tibetan youths, so far. The program has been successful in generating
employment to around 54 per cent of trained youths.