Imphal: Textiles, commerce and industry, and cooperation minister, Nemcha Kipgen on Friday reaches out to the entrepreneurs of Ukhrul district during her official visit to the district along with Ukhrul MLA Ram Muivah.
Nemcha encouraged the entrepreneurs to utilize the various infrastructures of the government implemented through the department of commerce and industry for improving the industrial sector of the state.
She informed that once the industrial estate of the Ukhrul district is fully functional, there will be employment generation of the local people and the nearby villages. She appealed to the people of the district to extend maximum cooperation in the proper maintenance of the infrastructures of the Department in the larger interest of the people.
While addressing the gatherings at Ukhrul District Handloom and Handicraft Cooperative Federation, she stressed on the role of women in the society and said, “Women are now actively involved in policy making, which is a sign of equality and empowerment of the women folk”. She further stated that she will consult with the concerned departments for upgradation of the infrastructures of this Centre. Smt Nemcha also expressed that she felt inspired & encouraged to witness the working style.
The minister also inspected the industrial estate, Ukhrul district, cold storage, Common Facilitation Centre, District Industries Centre, Ukhrul at mini secretariat amongst others.
Warmly received by locals with traditional Tangkhul shawl and handicraft items. The people there submitted a memorandum.