Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Investment and Development Authority of Nagaland (IDAN) Alemtemshi Jamir, IAS addressing Phom students’ community during the ‘Novato Fiesta’ on October 13 at Town Hall, Dimapur.
Dimapur Phom Students’ Union organizes ‘Novato Fiesta’
Dimapur, October 13 (MExN): Dimapur Phom Students’ Union (DPSU) in collaboration with Fingerprint design and event organized ‘Novato Fiesta’ at Town Hall, Dimapur on October 13.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Investment and Development Authority of Nagaland (IDAN) Alemtemshi Jamir, IAS addressing the Phom students’ community as the special guest asserted that “the Naga society has become ‘slaves of change’ by making change take over us and are lost in politics.”
With the younger generation as the ‘hope’, it was up to the student community with a progressive mind to lead the society, he conveyed.
Remarking that a person develops inferiority complex because of one’s own feeling and a person will feel inferior if he believes to be, Jamir who spent four years of his formative years in Longleng district acknowledged that he went through ‘complex issue and hesitancy’ when he moved out of Longleng and this complex, he pointed was self conceived while citing Eleanor Roosevelt’s “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent”, to exhort the Phom community students’ to imbibe ‘attitude’ which was a certain thing in life.
Stating that as many as 13000 students are passing out of schools every year as per ‘Nagaland vision 2030 document, he called the attention on unemployment in the state and pointed ‘livelihood’ as a big issue.
Similarly, Jamir expounded that there are about 1, 20,000 government servant in the state and the rate at which they are retiring was somewhere at 3%.
Jamir also said that 3600 government service created was only one fourth albeit the 13000 students passing out each year.
Jamir, therefore said, farming and agriculture are the only hope for the Naga youth. He maintained that in the next ten years, agriculture will remain a mainstay in the state and called on the youths to consider agriculture as a source of employment.
Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Dimapur, Dr Tiamenla Phom who was the event guest exhorted the students to identify themselves and what they want in life, through a conclave such as ‘Novato Fiesta’ while reminding them that achievement does not come easy.