Shillong, July 13: Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma has informed that 480 entrepreneurs would be sent for advanced training and production management.
Informing this at a facilitation programme for manufacturing of herbal cosmetics products at Ampati Multi Facility Centre on Thursday, the Chief Minister said that half pf the entrepreneurs would be trained solely in quality soap production, while the other half in other herbal cosmetics products.
Emphasizing on quality management, he said that the government had tied up with agencies for quality control and post-production value addition.
The Chief Minister said that Rural Entrepreneurship Centres fitted with production equipments would be set up at different locations to facilitate cottage industries engaged in making herbal produces like soaps, handwash and other products.
“Through proper quality management and adequate advertisement through digital media, such produces could become very much sought after in near future,” he said. The facilitation programme for manufacturing herbal cosmetics products was attended by hundreds of trained entrepreneurs.
The programme is being implemented through the department of commerce and industries under Integrated Basin Development & Livelihood Promotion programme.
The programme aims at upgrading the skills of trained entrepreneurs through advanced training besides providing production and quality management.