Churachandpur: Churachandpur DC Pawan Yadav Wednesday inaugurated the 6-week Entrepreneurship cum Skill Development Programme on Food Processing at DTC Hall, DC Office Churachandpur. The programme is being organised by MSME Development Institute, Imphal, Ministry of Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME), Government of India, Takyelpat, Imphal in association with SBI-RSETI, Churachandpur.
Speaking as the Chief Guest of the inaugural function, Pawan Yadav stated that the training programme is aimed at building and honing the skills of youth and prospective entrepreneurs. Stating that the state produces some horticultural crops in large amount, Yadav mentioned the Pineapple produce of the district’s Khousabung area as an avenue where entrepreneurs can chip in.
Also informing that the District Administration is planning to organize various innovative programmes in the coming days, he encouraged the trainee participants and youth of the district to apply for schemes relating to MSMEs that are opening up in the near future.
He mentioned that series of activities under MSME are being planned in connection with the International Women’s Day on March 8, he urged the young entrepreneurs from the district to take the programmes seriously so that they can bring out their potentials.
Reeta Yadav, Deputy Director, MSME-DI, Imphal, while giving the keynote address, said that such comprehensive training programmes are organised to nurture the skills of the youth by inculcating, motivating and providing guidance to them on various aspects.
Among other dignitaries attending the programme included Khailet Haokip, GM, DIC Churachandpur and PaulalzonNeihsiel, Project Manager, NARPS/LBI Churachandpur.