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Moatoshi attends Manthan: Northeast Region Skill & Entrepreneurship Conclave


Dimapur, September 2: The inaugural programme for the 3-day Manthan: Northeast Region Skill & Entrepreneurship Conclave was organised at the Mahapurush Sankardev, Auditorium, Guwahati Assam on September 1 as a follow-up to the special skill initiatives for the North East States under the banner “Transforming Lives, Building Futures-Skilled Development and Entrepreneurship in Northeast”
The conclave was inaugurated by the Minister of State for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Electronics and Information Technology, Rajeev Chandrasekhar along with Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, MoS for Education and External Affairs.
Also speaking on the occasion Advisor for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Labour & Excise, Moatoshi Longkumer in his address highlighted the different activities of the department. He lamented on the reliance on government jobs in Nagaland and stated that due to the saturation of these jobs coupled with the lack of industrial activities, and the limited presence of organized private sectors in the state, employment opportunities for unemployed youths have been hampered.
Advisor Moatoshi further stated that with the alarming rise in unemployment, entrepreneurship is viewed as a solution to address and mitigate this issue in the State.
He also mentioned that geographically Nagaland being a hilly terrain with villages located in remote places, and challenging accessibility and connectivity can somehow be overcome through the application of drone technologies. And to that end, he requested the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India to establish a School of Drone Technology in the State, to which, Ministry expressed their commitment in assisting the establishing of the school in Nagaland through the Skill Ministry’s program.
He furthr expressed his happiness to witness the participation of several entrepreneurs from Nagaland showcasing their products in the exhibition under the patronage of IIE, Guwahati.
Jasmina Zeliang from Nagaland was honoured with award of excellence in entrepreneurship by the Ministry during the event and Advisor Moatoshi expressed his appreciation for the achievement.
(Page News Service)