Biren expects progress

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, September  7, 2018: Manipur is experiencing positive change and progressing in the path of development said chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh today at the certificate distribution ceremony of Bhubon Technical and Skill Development Private Limited, Lamdeng Khunou.

The chief minister said the responsibility of being a politician is to make the people’s life simpler and happier. Since the inception of the BJP led government in the state various schemes and programmes have been initiated such as CMHT, CHST, Go to Hills, Go to Village mission for the welfare of the people, he added.

The government has launched ‘Manipur Start-up” scheme to encourage the entrepreneurs of the State recently. A sum of Rs. 30 crores has been earmarked for the said scheme every year. Till now, 334 entrepreneurs have been given soft loans to the tune of 10 crores, he added.

To encourage the educated unemployed youths and entrepreneurs, Biren said Manipur State Co-Operative Bank Limited has provided loans of Rs. 10 crores to various beneficiaries till now.  Under the vision of dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the post offices in the country would also act as payment banks to change the banking system in the country soon, he added.

Biren stated that in the last several years, we had a long tradition of being a job seeker not as job creator in the state. The initiatives such as PMKVY mission would encourage and empower the youths by imparting skill based training.  He appealed the people not to hesitate to take up any occupation and should give respect to every profession.

Certificates were handed over to selected successful students of the institute.

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