Dimapur, September 21: Can Youth on Monday launched Youth Support Group to provide a platform for livelihood and entrepreneurship, especially for dropouts, youth and youth returnees who has returned leaving their job due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Launching the Youth Support Group, P Tokugha Achumi, General Manager, District Industries Centre, said we should support ourselves and not depend on others, as it is our duty to be self dependent in fulfilling one’s own dreams. He mentioned that Nagaland is a State having the highest rate of unemployment and the root cause of the situation is that “we always tend to start big rather than starting from a scratch”.
“The drawbacks thus lie in us among Nagas of not being able to gather the nature of patience and make room for growth & development,” he said.
Jenpu Rongmei, Chief Functionary Can Youth stressed on the purpose of Youth Support Group, to empower by involving oneself in different activities, and also support in their income generation through sustainability of their work.
Youth Support Group will continue in other districts to promote the meaning of livelihood and entrepreneurship. Can Youth provided seed money supported by YI Youth Fellowship to all three Youth Support Group – Chumukedema, Darogajan village and Ao kong Colony.
(Page News Service)