DC: Adopt “act together attitude” mantra to implement PM Vishwakarma Scheme

NAMSAI, Sept 28: In a bid to implement newly launched PM Vishwakarma Scheme successfully in Namsai district, the district implementation committee headed by DC CR Khampa conducted an interactive meeting with all departments concerned and stakeholders here on Thursday.

PM Vishwakarma, a newly launched central scheme of Union MSME Ministry, which aims at strengthen and nurturing Guru-Shishya Parampara or family-based practice of traditional skills of artisans and craftsmen working with hands and tools.

It also aims to improve quality and reach of their products and services by integrating them with domestic and global value chains through recognition and registration, skill upgradation, toolkit and digital transaction incentives and credit, marketing and other institutional supports.

Eighteen traditional trades – carpentry; boat making, armourer, blacksmith, hammer & toolkit maker, locksmith, goldsmith, potter, stone sculptor/stone breaker, cobbler, shoesmith, footwear artisan, mason, basket, mat & broom maker/coir weaver, doll & toy maker, barber, garland maker, washerman, tailoring and fishing net maker will be covered under the scheme in first phase.

Apprising the vision of the scheme, Khampa highlighted in detail about the the scheme and its components, ways and means to generate mass awareness to help benefits of the scheme to reach  doorsteps of all eligible beneficiaries.

Urging for early identification and registration of beneficiaries, he suggested mechanism for proper conceptualization of action plan to conduct a series of sensitization programmes covering all administrative circles to generate awareness.

Stressing importance of involvement of PRI and public leaders in mobilization, identification, verification and registration of eligible beneficiaries, he exhorted all stakeholders to play their part responsively by imbibing “act together attitude” mantra. Khampa sought support of all stakeholders for successful implementation of the scheme.

ADI Nondo Doka and MGNF Vinay Kumar Hanwate highlighted also about the scheme. EE (UD & Housing) M Sema, LDM S Das, APO (RE) T Niting, assistant Manager (CSC) Woilawati Namchoom, SO (statistics) B Bogo and DIC members Chau Sujana Namchoom, Ong Maio and Chau Supia Manpoong suggested ways for implementation of the scheme. (DIPRO)

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