Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on Saturday said that efforts are on to make the educated youths of the state from job seekers to job providers and Government has taken up various initiatives to support this by providing skill training and hand holding the entrepreneurs through Innovation and Investment Parks.
He also said that the Govt is implementing many schemes such as Deen Dayal Upadhyay Swalambhan Yojana, CM’s District Innovation Scheme and various schemes under AtmaNirbhar Yojana in agriculture and allied sectors for the upliftment of rural economy and to make the state’s people self-reliant.
The Deputy Chief Minister said this after inaugurating a Tai Khamti restaurant at Ganga in Itanagar today. Further expressing his delight that many women entrepreneurs were coming up with their startups across the state, Mein said, “Our women are taking the lead by selling finished products of handlooms & handicrafts and local vegetables & food products through SHGs or by opening shops and restaurants.”
He said that the State Government encourages such initiatives by women and added that “we are moving towards women empowerment”.
Also present on the occasion were Advisor to Power Minister, Balo Raja, Advisor to Land Management Minister, Jummum Ete Deori, Secretary Finance Y W Ringu, and Secretary Urban Development & Housing Mitali Namchoom, among others.