Staff Reporter

For artisans in wood, metal, stone work

MADURAI: Canara Bank is offering free training to artisans in carpentry, wooden sculpture, metal work, stone sculpture and pottery at one centre in the State and two centres in Karnataka.

The training will be available at Canara Bank Artisans Training Institute, Karaikudi; K.P.J. Prabhu Artisans Training Centre, Bangalore; and C.E. Kamath Institute for Artisans, Karkala, Karnataka. The training period will range between six and 18 months. The applicants should have passed standard VII and between 18 and 35 years of age. Preference will be given to applicants from rural areas and SC/STs.

Written tests and interviews will be conducted on Friday at K.P.J. Prabhu Artisans Training Centre, Jogaradoddi, Bidadi Industrial Area, Ramanagara Taluk, Bangalore Rural District – 562 109. Telephone no: (080) 7280127.