The scheme is designed as a component of the Community Development Scheme. It involves the engagement and training of different categories of the unemployed in the construction, rehabilitation and maintenance of a variety of infrastructure adopting the labour – based method of infrastructure development thus making optimal use of labour supported by compatible light equipment while employing all engineering principles in the design and execution of works without compromising quality.
Objectives of LBTS: –
- To provide on-the-job training for unskilled and skilled community members
- To build capacity of designated technical personnel
- To provide infrastructure in benefiting communities