Foundation Stone Ceremony for a German Vocational Training Center in Jeevanpur, Dhading district(© German Embassy Kathmandu)
On November 26, 2016, Ambassador Matthias Meyer and the Honorable Minister of Industry Nabindra Raj Joshi have jointly celebrated the laying of the foundation stone for a new vocational training center in Jeevanpur, Dhading district. The project is jointly implemented by the Nepalese Sheshkant Foundation and the German organization “Zukunft für Nepal Ostwürttemberg”, supported through the German company Voith Ltd. After completion it will provide trainings in metal works, carpentry, sewing and knitting for up to 220 young people. Reputation for vocational training in Nepal still needs to be improved. This project will provide better opportunities for marginalized youths in rural Dhading district for their start into their work life.