Vocational Training Centre

  • A Vocational Training Centre (VTC) on Livelihood Intervention for Local Youth (LILY) was set up at Behenapara village in Amranga, Barihat of Kamrup district in 2010. The training centre was started to provide local youth in the community, the opportunity to equip themselves with vocational skills that will enable them to earn a livelihood.

    Vocational courses on beauty and hair dressing, training on wood work and wooden furniture are given at the centre. Tailoring and electrical repairing classes are also held on a regular basis. The centre has a training facility for more than 100 local youths, who are imparted training on wood work, jute products, beauty courses, tailoring etc.

    Four trainings were organised at the VTC on agricultural (cultivation of banana, pineapple and oranges) skill training as an alternative means of livelihood for adolescent boys and girls from the community during the year 2014-15.