Minister of state Ahluwalia interacts with IT youths


Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 30, 2018: Minister of state for electronics and information technology, Surendrajeet Singh Ahluwalia today interacted with local youths who are engaged in the field of information technology at Manipur Information Technology Park, Mantripukhri, Imphal.

Most of them are from the three Business Process Outsourcing (BPOs) such as Cube Ten Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Unitrans Solutions Private Limited, Imphal and RK Marvin Communication Private Limited, Imphal.

Ahluwalia said there will be one day that people need not to travel as selling or popularising a brand is doing through Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) nowadays and big market so called ‘on line shopping’ as well. At this juncture, coming up of the above three BPOs in Manipur will benefit the dynamic youths of the local and will also bring improvement of the State’s economy.

He added that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Digital India Programme’ helps boys and girls of the state in fulfilling their dreams particularly for working near at their home town. He furthered the interaction by saying that in India there were only 2 (two) mobile companies in the year 2014, but, at present more than 120 mobile companies are in the country and even in Manipur many mobile companies are seeing.

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Before the interaction programme, Ahluwalia inspected the BPO units of the IT Park, Mantripukhri, Imphal.

The minister yesterday visited National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT), Imphal.

The minister interacted with the trainees at the institute after he inspected the infrastructure and condition of the institute.

During his visit he distributed certificates to trainees of skill development courses sponsored by ministry of DoNER and Director Science and Technology. Thirty trainees under Suryamitra skill development programme and 45 trainees under LED Light Repair Technician training programme were trained in two months’ course.

The minister was presented LED bulbs called ‘Senapati LED’ created by a group of eight youths trained at NIELIT, Senapati extension.

Kaovala Rong one of the member of the Senapati LED bulb producers said that they have launched the bulb on June 26. So far they have produced 600 bulbs and they are looking for market.

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Minister Ahluwalia advised the Senapati district youth to change the name of the bulb in a broader concept so that the bulb can be marketed outside the state.

Ahluwalia, interacted with the students of the institute and advised them to work hard while the state has such institute like NIELIT. “It’s good that the institute opens mobile repairing, training for anti-spam to detect and prevent cyber-crimes. To combat cyber-crimes we need cyber soldiers and the soldiers are produced here,” said the minister.

He appreciated the director general Rajiv Kumar and executive director Th. Prameshwor Singh of NIELIT, Imphal for successfully taking up different initiatives in skill development programmes. He assured to extend possible support for expansion and extension of the institute.

Rajiv Kumar said the aim of the institute is to create skill for job opportunities to the local populace. Three new Business process outsourcing will be set up. NIELIT brings the north east vision document closure to the state youth.

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The institute also trains government employees.

NIELIT Imphal Centre is centre of NIELIT New Delhi, which is an autonomous body of department of electronics and information technology, ministry of communication and information technology. The centre is located in the capital city of Imphal and is having two extension centres at Churachandpur and Senapati districts.

The centre was established as Centre for Electronics Design and Technology in the year 1987 and was renamed as DOEACC in December 2002. The Centre adopted its current name NIELIT since 2011. The campus of NIELIT Centre Imphal is located at Akampat. NIELIT Imphal specializes in development of skill in the fields of electronics and communication engineering and information technology through various long term and short term courses.


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