Nidan imparts and coordinates various kinds of capacity building and skill development training, either through its trained personnel or with the collaboration of specialized training organization/groups. At present Nidan’s training work stressed on organizational development, knowledge and skills on gainful employment opportunities, SHG & cooperative management, sales & marketing, value addition and small enterprise management.
Bihar Government has initiated major initiative for the empowerment and economic amelioration of Mahadalit communities, which consists of most backward and deprived sections of Dalit community. A new beginning has been initiated for empowerment of Mahadalits with the launch of Skill Training Programme on Solid Waste Management. This training programme will be facilitated by Nidan with the support of Bihar Mahadalit Vikas Mission. This job oriented training project titled as “Dashrath Manjhi Kaushal Vikas Yojna” was officially launched earlier in Gaya district by Nitish Kumar, Honorable Chief Minister of Bihar. The 15 days training programme in Solid Waste Management was inaugurated on 8th May 2010, at Sudama Bhawan training center of Nidan by Mr. Harendra Srivastava, District Welfare Officer, Patna.(DWO). Ms. Devjani Kar, SPM and Ms. Naazish Bano, SPO from Bihar Mahadalit Vikash Mission were the special guests of the inauguration function.
The training on Hospitality & Solid Waste Management incorporates a specially designed job oriented training module for the capacity building of 30 underprivileged Mahadalits aimed at sustainable job opportunities. Nidan will not only conduct this training will also assist the trainees in placement at suitable place for gainful employment. The training will imbibe concepts of Solid Waste, its Recycling/ Reuse Process, Vermin Compost and other relevant issues like hospitality and personality development. The training will not only induct trainees with requisite technical skills of waste management, it will also groom their self-esteem and self-confidence.