Acharya interacts with NE community in Chennai


Dimapur, August 28: Governor of Nagaland PB Acharya called on the NAMASTE States (Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Assam, Sikkim, Tripura) to be proud of their language and culture and to utilize the skills and knowledge that they have for development of Northeast India. Governor Acharya was addressing an interactive session with people from North East India Community in Chennai on August 26 at Hotel Savera, Chennai.
The Governor called upon the North East community in Chennai to be proud of their heritage and urge the educated and skilled people to utilize their skills and knowledge for the upliftment of the Northeast Community in the region.
He also stated that one should not forget their mother tongue as it is the first identity of a person. He called on the North East people to take part in cultural events and to showcase the rich and colorful cultural heritage of North East India.
Governor Acharya also encouraged the youth to take the path of entrepreneurship and become job creators instead of job seekers. He mentioned that there were various Central and State Government Welfare schemes which the youth could avail to start their own business.
The interactive session was attended by Northeast India Community members including students and professionals working in Chennai. The meeting was moderated by President North East India welfare Association Chennai (NEIWAC), Wapangtoshi Longkumer while Secretary NEIWAC, Tluanga Colney gave a brief report on the activities of NEIWAC. (Page News Service)