More reports of Kaushal Vikas Diwas celebration in State

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Dimapur, May 7: Nagaland State Rural Livelihoods Mission, Longleng Block observed Aajeevika Evam Kaushal Vikas Diwas on May 5 at DRDA conference hall with Deputy Commissioner of Longleng, John Tsulise Sangtam as the guest of honour.
In his short speech, the DC encouraged the overall team members under NRLM for the achievement of NSRLM in the district. He also stressed that with gender disparity still prevailing in our society, NSRLM will prove to be a mechanism to fight against discrimination and stigma in Longleng.
He later presented awards to four best SHGs and one VLO for their outstanding performance in the district and state level. He also congratulated Awangthemla VLO, Yachem for being declared as the best performing VLO in the state.
Earlier, the program was chaired by Hamlen Phom, BPM Longleng while the progress of NRSLM under Longleng Block was presented by Ongle Phom, Area Coordinator followed by sharing of success story by individuals and SHGs. The progress of VLO was presented by Awangthemla VLO, Yachem while Action plan of BLF was presented by BLF, Longleng Block.
Phek: Nagaland State Rural Livelihoods Mission (NSRLM) BMMU, Phek observed Aajeevika Evam Kaushal Vikas Diwas on May 5 at DRDA conference hall, Phek.
Deputy Commissioner, Phek Shanavas C, IAS expressed gratitude towards the mission and the Government for providing a platform to uplift the rural poor. He highlighted about various government schemes and poverty alleviation programmes and stressed on the importance of agriculture and its allied activities, which is the main occupation of the rural sector of Nagaland. He mentioned about the need for modern village, food processing units and how to link with markets and other institutions. He said poor connectivity of road is the main challenge for the rural poor.
Speaking at the event, Project Director, DRDA and DMM, NSRLM Phek, Azenuo Pienyu stressed on the aims and objectives of the mission and expressed that the mission witnessed appreciable achievements with dedicated mission management unit of 29 blocks and 9 districts.
Director of DONER, GoI, Mercy Epao highlighted on various government schemes and programmes and individual rights as a citizen of India.
Tseminyu: Nagaland State Rural Livelihood Mission under RD Block Tseminyu organised a program for Gram Swaraj Abhiyaan (Village Self Governance Campaign) and Aajee Vika Evan Kaushal Vikas Diwas (Livelihoods and Skill Development Meet) which was held at Town Hall Tseminyu on May 5.
John Wesley Magh, BDO cum BMM, Tseminyu Block delivered the keynote address in which he highlighted the primary focus of NSRLM.
Neikesanuo, AC BMMU delivered the status report of NRLM Tseminyu Block, and said that there are 26 villages, 124 SHGs, 7 VLOs, and 1042 SHGs registered members.
Neisetuonuo Lucy, Accountant cum DEO of BMMU informed about Deen Dayal Upadhya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY Kashual Panjee-Skill Register, where she requested the SHGs Members to be cooperative with the NRLM initiative programs even for going outside State for Skill Training.)
Sanis: Nagaland State Rural Livelihoods Mission, Department of Rural Development, Block Mission Management Unit, Sanis RD Block organized a Block Level celebration of “Aajeevika Evam Kaushal Vikas Diwas” at Block Ghar, Sanis Wokha on May 5.
Block Programme Manager BMMU/NSRLM Sanis block, Chibeni Ngullie highlighted the various schemes and policies under the programme and urged the people to avail the opportunity created by the government with a view to up-lift the economic standard of the rural populace.
EAC Lotsu, Wanmei C. Phom, who also spoke during the programme, said various schemes and policies are being introduced by the Government of India with a view to facilitate the rural populace and urged the participants to take the training programmes seriously. He urged the Self Help Groups (SHGs) to increase their activities with an aim to up-lift their economic standards.
Progressive farmers awardees, ATMA and SHGs members, who shared their experiences, expressed gratitude to the department and government for providing assistance to carry out their projects effectively and also suggested to their fellow workers to take up projects which may help them generate income to support their livelihood.
ACCT-cum-DEO BMMU/NSRLM Sanis Block, Areni also briefed the participants about the activities of Deen Dayal Upadhaya-Grameen Kaushalya (DDU-GKY). After the programme, registration of skill Training for unemployed youths under the age group of 18 to 35 was also done.
Around 150 SHG members from 21 villages under Sanis block attended the function.
Chen: Aajeevika Evam Kaushal Vikas Diwas was celebrated at RD conference hall, Chen Town on May 5. The programme was organized by Nagaland State Rural Livelihood Mission and Department of RD.
BPM NSRLM Chen Block, Manlem said the objectives of Aajeevika and Kaushal Vikas Mela is to motivate the poorest of women and youth. He said Kaushal Vikas helps the unemployed youth to link themselves to sustainable livelihood opportunities and nurture them till they enjoy a decent quality of life.
He said since the inception in 2016, there are 136 Self Help Groups (SHG) in Chen Block. 113 SHGs received start-up cost of Rs 2000 each, 133 SHGs received revolving fund of Rs 15000 each.
PM Nokpai, Village Council chairman of Chenwetnyu village encouraged the SHGs members to cooperate and utilize the Government fund and scheme properly as the aim of NRLM is sustainable improvement in the household incomes, livelihoods, well-being and empowerment status of the rural poor.
Lihnyu, one of the SHG members from Chenwetnyu village shared her experiences and her tour to Hyderabad. She said, as a member or through SHG, women can create peace and cleanliness in society.
Success stories were shared by three members from different SHGs on cultivation of vegetables like potatoes, beans, green leaves, rearing of chicken, cultivation of cardamom, sale of firewood etc.
Meritorious certificates were given to three best SHGs under Chen Block, cultural song was presented by VLO Chenmoho Village.
Sakshi: Nagaland State Rural Livelihood Mission, Sakshi Block under Longleng District celebrated Aajeevika Evam Kaushal Vikas Diwas with Rohbi Sangtam, EAC Sakshi as the resource person on May 5 at Council Hall, Yimchong Village.
The resource person of the programme encouraged the SHGs for livelihood activities and socio-economic upliftment of rural areas with their innate skills like handicraft and other indigenous products. He encouraged the masses to be aware on various government schemes and programs for their benefit. He also urged the VDB secretary to help the deplorable villagers and bring positive changes under Sakshi block.
The department awarded the best performing SHG to Hemang Nyuthu SHG of Pongo village.
(Page News Service)