Garment exhibition organised
Tura: The first ever exhibition cum sale of garments produced at the Training and Production Centres in South West Garo Hills, Mahendraganj – From The Hills was inaugurated by Pravin Bakshi, Deputy Commissioner, West Garo Hills on Friday at SMELC, Dakopgre, Tura. The programme was organised by Voluntary Association for Social Upliftment (VASU) in collaboration with the Department of Commerce and Industries, Government of Meghalaya. In order to create employment in this backward region of South West Garo Hills district, the Production Centre at Mahendraganj has currently employed the passed out trainees of Tailoring and Apparel Making conducted by VASU at Ampati and Mahengraganj. VASU in collaboration with the District Commerce and Industries is in the process to set up another production centre at Ampati to utilize the trained personnel and provide employment opportunities. The centre is being run by Shabnam Mohan Raj, President, VASU.