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Union Minister agrees to organize a mega skills and career fair in Nagaland | MorungExpress

Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar with YouthNet Founder Hekani Jakhalu Kense and others during the visit to YouthNet Center in Dimapur on May 5.

Dimapur, May 6 (MExN): As part of the three-day visit to Nagaland, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Union Minister of State for Electronics and IT, Skills Development and Entrepreneurship visited the YouthNet Center in Dimapur on 5 may.

During the interaction, the Union minister “agreed to host a one-of-a-kind mega skills, job and career fair in Nagaland,” the YouthNet media cell said in a statement. Press. He appreciated YouthNet for its contribution to youth training and its key role in solving the problem of skills gap and employment in Nagaland.

He encouraged YouthNet to identify and mentor a “model” entrepreneur from all districts of Nagaland in the hand weaving, handicrafts and food processing sector. The Union Minister has been closely associated with YouthNet over the past 10 years and has been instrumental in supporting and promoting entrepreneurship in Nagaland through its “Impact 5000 by 18” program, the statement said. .

Highlighting the various programs and initiatives implemented by YouthNet in the areas of skills development, livelihoods, employment and entrepreneurship, YouthNet Founder, Hekani Jakhalu Kense called on the Minister of State to introduce integrated and common platforms for training providers (TPs) across Nagaland. so that young people can have easier access to various skills and career options and opportunities. The Union MoS was accompanied by Mmhonlumo Kikon, Advisor, IT, Science and Technology, NRE, Imnatiba, Advisor, Industries and Commerce, Labor and Employment, Skills Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of Nagaland and officials from the Department of State.