Imphal: District Skill Committee,Thoubal on Thursday organised Skill Mela at Thoubal College Auditorium, in which around 20 stalls from various government departments, private companies and entrepreneur show cased various skills and activities.
L. N Kashung, Mission director, Manipur Society for Skill Development as chief guest of the function said there are lot of qualified youths in Manipur but most of them lack skill. “In order to impart skill to these educated youth, the society is organising various short term as well as long term courses.” He appealed to the youth to take part in such programme and revamp their knowledge.
Deputy commissioner, Thoubal A.Subhash Singh, in his presidential speech said the District skill Mela was organised to give awarness to the youth about the various skills and knowledge they can get from various fields.
He expressed happiness that students from various schools are show casing their skill by making various items like incense sticks and kauna products. He appealed to the college students to take advantage of such mela so they can get idea and knowledge about various skills in different fields. He said, “A Skill Development training center will be set up in the district.”
Prof. M. Bina, principal Thoubal College was the guest of honour at the function.
Various departments like Zonal Education office, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, District Industries Center, Fisheries, Veterinary and Animal Husbandry among others participated in the Mela.