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IGSSS And ASRLM Jointly Observe International Day Of Peace

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HT Correspondent

Koilamati, Sept 22: The Indo-Global Social Service Society (IGSSS) and Assam State Rural Livelihood Mission (ASRLM) have jointly observed the International Day of Peace with participation from different communities and tribes like Karbi, Naga Rengma, Nepali, Tea tribes and Man (Tai) speaking held at Chowkihola Indoor Stadium on Thursday, sending the message of peace and brotherhood among the various communities and tribes living in the area.

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A cultural exchange was organised where cultural dances of different tribes and communities were performed. 499 women SHGs also participated in the observation and decided to train themselves on food preparation like making of pickles, jam, jelly and banana chips as a source of generating income.

12 SHGs were also given gearless scooters by ASRLM under Sakhi Express for their conveyance.

Member of Autonomous Council (MAC), Nilip, Pobitra Rongpi while distributing gearless scooters to SHGs said that 12 SHGs were given gearless scooters free of cost from Government for their conveyance in group activities. The Government is also supporting micro enterprises by providing them with loans.

There are 499 SHGs and each of the group were given a cheque of Rs.25, 000 from the revolving fund and through Kanaklata Mahila Sabalikaran Yojana, the MAC said. He also mentioned that for active SHGs the Government is also giving Rs. 50, 000 to support in their activities.

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President, Karbi Anglong Peace Forum, Rev. Benting Teron; general secretary, Nilip BJP Mandal Committee, Relipson Teron; general secretary,  M/s Koilamati LAMPS, Mohon Teron; BPM, ASRLM Nilip, Amrita Hansepi and project officer, IGSSS Karbi Anglong,  Jackson Milik also attended the observation.

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