Dimapur, June 25: A skill mela was held at Kiphire on June 21 at local ground, Kiphire. Skill mela aims at providing training and job opportunity to unemployed youths and school drop outs.
Gracing the event, DC Kiphire, M.Shayung phom said that the objective was to give the youths a strong platform to hone their skills, to bring them out their comfort zone and to overcome feeling of insecurity and self-doubt. He urged the youths to grab the opportunity so that the district becomes self-reliant and self-sustaining.
13 training partners gave a presentation on various field ranging from pharmacy, tourism & hospitality, agriculture, floriculture, beautician, sales & custom executive, bamboo craft, computer software & hardware, carpenter and airline cabin crew.
Duration for the training under various course will be three months after which there will be campus recruitment. 1000 unemployed youths signed up for various courses in Kiphire, while in Pungro 240 youths got registered. (Page News Service)