Dharamshala: Tibetan Career Centre (TCC), a unit of Youth Empowerment Support section, Department of Home, CTA conducted a week-long workshop on career awareness at ten different schools and community across the Northern Tibetan Settlements.
The target audience for the program were unemployed youth scattered across different settlements, Tibetan parents and the school students. Tenzin Choezin, head consultant and Jigme Lhamo, counsellor cum placement officer of TCC led the workshop on Career Planning, Developing Career, Parental Coaching, Scholarship opportunities, introduction of various emerging vocational courses and Career investment planning and the resources.
The program was held from 6 -15 September. The schools and settlements covered for the workshop were Lower TCV, TCV Gopalpur, TCV Gopalpur, Poanta STS, ITI-Selakui, THF Rajpur, Sambhota Dickyiling. Dharamshala, Puruwala and Dickyiling.
More than 700 people participated in the program and majority of the participants were women. The organisers and facilitators received positive feedback from the participants.
“This workshop was very informative and I will try to impart whatever I have learnt from here for my home children,” said Tsering Dolkar, foster caretaker, TCV Gopalpur.
“It was very informative as I am very new to this. We have been hearing about such career things but never saw in action. I just wish it was longer,” said Tenzin Zeche, foster caretaker.
A student from ITI, Selakui Tenzin Thekchok said, “I really feel honored to be part of this CAP workshop because I have gained so many new ideas about my career and got to know how to face the major or minor problems in the workplace. This kind of workshop really inspires us and helps us to choose the right career path and to become successful as well. Thank you!”
-Report filed by Department of Home-