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YouthNet launches India’s ‘first home stay training’ in Arunachal Pradesh

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Dimapur, Sep. 11 (EMN): YouthNet in partnership with NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation) and the govt. Of Arunachal Pradesh launched the country’s first home stay Skill Development Program under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) on September 11 in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh, reported through a press release.
It stated that, the program of skilling India under Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi. The Program was inaugurated under the patron of Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Pema Khand, chief guest of the program Jambey Tashi, (Parl. Secy of RWD and Skill Development and entrepreneurship). Arunachal Pradesh shared the importance of home stays role in building the economy of the state, specially towns like Tawang and Ziro where tourism has been growing each year.
It further state that, the pilot program aims to train 25 women candidates in Tawang who are either running homestays or want to start their own homestay in near future. The training is followed up with setting up of homestay for the participants and registration on various online portals. The training program is for 50 days which will cover basic hospitality, how to set up and maintain a homestay, marketing of their homestay and customer service. Nishta Vengurlekar, NSDC Coordinator stated that they are focussed on such special projects for the NorthEast. Lezo Putsure, Director YouthNet also stated that under this special category project for this year, 25 seats have been allocated for Arunachal Pradesh and 175 seats have been allocated for Nagaland.
The Nagaland home stay Programs are scheduled to being in October 2017. The idea is to be able to empower young people with employment opportunities and also increase tourism growth within the NorthEast. The program is a part of YouthNet’s Young Leaders connect with Alder Tours and travels and Tribal Discovery as the local training partners, it added.

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