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Nagaland Governor donates Rs one lakh for promotion of skill development

Governor Acharya and others with Changsao Thangjam Setshang Members at Tuensang on September 9.

Governor Acharya and others with Changsao Thangjam Setshang Members at Tuensang on September 9.

 

Kohima, September 12 (MExN): The Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya donated a sum of Rs one lakh to the Changsao Thangjam Setshang (Chang Women Organisation) for promotion of Skill Development during his recent visit to Tuensang HQ on September 9.

 

PRO to Governor in a press release stated that Acharya called on the women group to be the front runners for the development of their society and empower the people, especially the youth with skills so as to improve economy and solve unemployment problem faced by the State.

 

He opined that CTS also should take initiative in keeping the District clean and should sensitise citizens on waste management. He also called on the organisation to identify recyclable items and reuse them. He stated that recycling things will not only cut down pollution and make the environment healthier but will create jobs as well.

 

Governor stated that donated amount should be kept as seed money and be used to encourage Skill Development in the District. He encouraged the worganisation to promote development of the State through skill development. He stated that there were various Central and State Government welfare schemes and projects including the Mudra Bank where entrepreneurs can avail loans at nominal interest rates and start up business.

 

He also encouraged the women organisation to adopt Government Schools and strengthen them for the welfare of the society. The CTS was led by its President Naong Chemten and other office bearers.

 

Acharya bats for living with peaceful co-existence

Governor Acharya also held an interactive session with the non local community from Tuensang Town at CKS Hall, Tuensang. He called on the gathering to live in peaceful coexistence to share and care for their town. The Governor appealed the community to come forward and contribute towards the relief fund meant for the people affected by the recent natural calamities in the State. An amount of Rs. 8,030/- was collected at the drive. The collected contribution was later submitted to the Deputy Commissioner. The interactive meeting was attended by various non local business men and service providers living in Tuensang.