Applications have been invited from eligible candidates from Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and converted Adi Dravida Christians for undergoing the free vocational training programme conducted by the Tamil Nadu Adi Dravidar Housing and Development Corporation (TAHDCO).

Fifty-candidates from the specified communities would be offered training under the programme in the district this year. Training would be offered in Tally ERP 9 through the M/s.CSC Computer Education Ltd., near the Tiruverambur panchayat union office. The training programme would be for a period of four months and both men and women, with qualifications of Plus Two and above, are eligible to undergo the programme.

The trainees will be given a stipend of Rs.400 a month. The candidates should be in the age group of 18 to 35 and their annual family income should be below Rs.2 lakhs. Interested candidates can apply to the District Manager, TAHDCO, Collector's Office Road, Raja Colony, Tiruchi-1, on or before May 27, Collector Mahesan Kasirajan said in a press release.