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100 Nagaland returnees to be imparted livelihood training
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 DIMAPUR, Sept 28 - Altogether, 100 migrant workers who have returned to Nagaland following the Covid-19 pandemic will be trained to build their enterprise through a livelihood generation programme.

 The programme, named ‘Livelihood Generation Programme for Returned Migrant Workers due to COVID-19 Pandemic’ was launched by adviser to industries and commerce, labour and employment, skill development and entrepreneurship departments Imnatiba at the Nagaland Civil Secretariat in Kohima today.

With the support of the North Eastern Council and the Nagaland government, the state Industries and Commerce Department has taken up the programme to support and train 100 migrant workers who have returned to the State to build their enterprise.

Addressing the programme, Imnatiba said the livelihood generation programme was a direct outcome of the efforts of the state government to target the issues of unemployment and displacement caused by the pandemic.

Imnatiba said the programme will be actively monitored by the Industries and Commerce Department to ensure transparency and impartiality.

He exhorted the youths of the state to wake up to the challenges and turn every problem into opportunity. He said one must discard the negative mindset and work together to turn dreams into reality.

Commissioner and Secretary, Industries and Commerce, K Kevichusa while presenting a brief statement on implementation of the project, said the awareness and reorientation programme will be conducted through online process where a team of resource persons from different areas and sectors of enterprise will be identified. He said capacity building and skilling will be provided based on the areas of enterprise identified by the participants.

On successful completion of the capacity building programme, seed money or machinery assistance will be provided to the participants to start their own enterprises.

All registration will be done online. To register, one can visit https://industry.nagaland.gov.in and click on register for “Livelihood Generation Programme for Returned Migrant Workers due to COVID-19 Pandemic”.

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