Grant Contract with Hill Social Welfare Society (HSWS) on 13 February, 2018

Under the Government of Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Projects (GGP) scheme, on behalf of the Government of Japan, Consul General of Japan in Kolkata, Mr. Masayuki Taga, signed a Grant Contract with Ms. Shova Chhetri, Secretary of NGO, Hill Social Welfare Society (HSWS) in Kalimpong, West Bengal for the grant amount of US$ 79,839 on 13 February 2018 at the Residence of Consul General of Japan in Kolkata.
The grant will be utilized by the NGO to implement a project titled “The Project for the Distressed and Deserted Women and Youth through a Vocational Training Centre in Kalimpong, West Bengal” for constructing a three-story building to provide needy women and youths in the region with more opportunities of vocational training in Kalimpong, West Bengal.
In his speech, Mr. Taga stated that “I expect the recipient organization, HSWS, to contribute their dedication to the distressed and deserted people to improve livelihoods through the vocational training centre with the grant given today.”
Ms. Chhetri expressed her sincere appreciation and mentioned that “We are very grateful to the Government and the People of Japan to support our mission towards the distressed and deserted people in the hilly region. The members of HSWS and the people in Kalimpong will always remember your kind support to overcome our issues.”