BAJAUR AGENCY, Jan 7: Bajaur Political administration is taking concrete steps for the rehabilitation of the militancy hard-hit people of the agency by organizing a number of training programs with different intervals in the agency, FRC learnt.
In the same connection the local administration, in association with United States Agency for International Development (USAID), set off schemes to empower tribal women by providing training on modern tie-dye techniques, here on Tuesday in Bajaur Agency.
According to political administration officials, the administration had selected needy women form across the agency with particular care while the financial assistance for the program was supplemented by US-AID.
“Seventy five needy women from different parts of Bajaur Agency received training on modern tie-dye techniques in a three days extensive training program”, the officials said.
Moreover the women were trained by specialized trainers about the prerequisites and the particular process of tying and dyeing of fabric or cloth and scarf which were made off cotton, linen, wool, silk and polyester.
“At the completion of training, professional tie-dye kits were also distributed among the participants so that they can contribute in the development of Bajaur Agency thereby eliminating their poverty by establishing their own small businesses”, the official added.
Trainers said that “The purpose of the training was to build the capacity of the local tribeswomen to know about the new techniques, designs, market trends and working areas of tie and dye and to encourage them to run their own small businesses”.