Nagaland Skills Competitions begin in Kohima


Kohima, May 16: The first ever four days State Skills competitions Nagaland 2018 organized by the Directorate of Employment, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship with Synergy Group Enterprise as the event partner on the theme “Make Nagaland proud with your skills” was launched today in Kohima.
The competition is being as per the guidelines of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship for India Skills with a view to promote and advocacy of vocational trades and also to propagating standards and competency based training and assessment at grassroot levels.
Addressing the gathering, Director Y. Vandanshan Lotha said possessing a ‘skill’ is not an inborn thing alone, but something which is acquired through interest, practice and sincerity.
Expressing that the world has become competitive expecting the best from a person, Lotha said it has become imperative for a person to equip oneself with the best skill to enhance expertise, quality and increase productivity.
Stating that this is a good opportunity and a platform to showcase skill and improve oneself, he encouraged the youth to make the best use of the opportunity and upgrade their skills and knowledge.
Screening for cooking, patisserie/confectionery will be held on May 16 and 17, while the main competition will be held on May 19. The judges for the competitions are Aien Jamir, Alemjungla Jamir, Chenti Phom, Joel Basumatari and Rovi Chasie.
(Page News Service)