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Union Minister of State Rajeev Chandrasekhar inaugurates the Entrepreneurship Development Center at the ITI Kohima Complex on September 17. (Photo DIPR)

Kohima, September 17 (MExN): Union Minister of State, Electronics and IT, Skills Development, Government of India, Rajeev Chandrasekhar during his visit to Kohima Industrial Training Institute inaugurated the Entrepreneurship Development Center at the complex Kohima ITI on September 17th.

According to a DIPR report, in his address, Union Minister Rajeev said his visit to Nagaland was to meet students, faculty and people who run life-changing institutions and see their destiny. for future fortunes. He added that his mission given to him by the Prime Minister of India is to take responsibility to see and give the best, so that young computer science students have a better future besides all the adversities, negativities and challenges. and the aim was to see that the North East of India is developed and that the young people of the North East have the opportunity to be qualified and trained to take advantage of the employment opportunities.

He also said that in this post-COVID world, India is going to play a much bigger role in terms of manufacturing, information technology and electronics and the things required for this role are more young people who are qualified, trained, motivated and who enter these jobs. as professionals or entrepreneurs. Accordingly, to prepare them for these roles, he said the ITI network is doing its best to prepare young people for a career. Rajeev also said that every nation, country or state in the world that has gone through challenges but always come out stronger, and determined to succeed and to describe the Nagas as skilled and hardworking, he encouraged the state to invest in the state as he assured that the ministry will stand alongside the state and be true partners in proposals for the future of youth and state government.

In his speech, the MP and Councilor Industries & Commerce, Labor & Employment, Skills Development & Entrepreneurship Nagaland, Imnatiba described the Union Minister of State for Electronics & IT and Skills Development & l entrepreneurship, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, as a successful entrepreneur and mentioned how the minister was declared. by India Today magazine as the 41st most successful person in India in 2017. He added that having someone of his caliber really gives hope to young Naga entrepreneurs.

Imnatiba also highlighted the current situation as the Indo-Naga political issue and cited the current background of Nagaland industries like Tuli paper mill and sugar factory which has stopped. He mentioned that the export promotion center which was set up with world-class facilities also failed to attract investors, which led to burdening the government with an unemployment problem. He therefore asked the union minister to intervene personally with his department to deal with the problems encountered by the Nagas.

During the program, Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar also handed over a certificate and trophy to Sentibendang Jamir who achieved first place in the All India Trade Test for Craftsmen Training Scheme, 2020.

Other speakers on the occasion also included Director, IIE, Guwahati, Dr. Abhijit Sharma and Director, Employment, Skills Development and Entrepreneurship, Chiden Yaden. The program was chaired by R. Asenla Keitzar, IAS, Commissioner and Secretary, Labor and Employment, Skills Development and Entrepreneurship.

Earlier, the Union Minister planted a sapling at the Industrial Training Institute, Kohima premises and unveiled the Entrepreneurship Development Center plaque in the presence of MP and Councilor Imnatiba.

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