Efforts on to make youths job providers: DCM Mein

ITANAGAR, May 14: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein Saturday said that efforts are on to make the state’s educated youths from job seekers to job providers and towards this end, the government has taken initiatives by providing them skill training and hand holding through innovation & investment parks.

Inaugurating a Tai Khanmti restaurant here, Mein informed that the government is implementing many schemes such as Deen Dayal Upadhyay Swalambhan Yojana, CM’s District Innovation Scheme and various other schemes under Atma Nirbhar Yojana in Agri & allied sectors for upliftment of rural economy and to make the people self-reliant.

Mein said that he is elated to see many women entrepreneurs coming up with their start ups entrepreneurship and business across the state.

“Our women are taking the lead by selling finished products of handlooms & handicrafts and local vegetables and food products through self help groups (SHGs) or by opening shops and restaurants”, the deputy chief minister said.

“We encourage such initiatives by women and moving towards women empowerment,” he added.

Mein extended his best wishes to Nang Khalina Longchat, proprietor of ‘Fra ‘O’ Khamti Kitchen & Catering’ and her associates.

The restaurant will exclusively provide food and catering services of Tai-Khamti cuisines, one of the most fascinating tribal food because of its taste and aroma decorated with home grown and locally discovered spices.

Advisor to Power Minister Balo Raja and Advisor to Land Management Jummum Ete Deori also accompanied Mein during the inauguration programme at 1st Floor of Himalayan Commercial Building, located at Jully Road, here.

Among others, finance secretary Y W Ringu, urban development & housing secretary Mithali Namchoom, woman entrepreneur Taba Yal, successful entrepreneurs Toko Prakash and Likha Maj also attended the inaugural program. (PRO)

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