Manipur Education, Labour & Employment Minister Thokchom Radheshyam who was present at the fifth Foundation Day celebration of Jugeshwar Centre for Regional Excellence said, skill development could solve the issues of unemployment faced by youths of Manipur.
The foundation day ceremony was held in Imphal on Tuesday.
The Minister explained that the three key aspects to achieve success are – knowledge, skill and deeper understanding of the issues. Market, he said, is all about demand and supply and one needs to keep in mind the relevance of the training being imparted. He further stated that there is a need to follow up or collect feedback from the pass out trainees and experienced service provider.
Expressing the need to encourage the locals to fulfil their expectations, he said uniqueness of the land in terms of culture and traditions need to be maintained to attract tourists.
In his speech, Manipur Society for Skill Development (MSSD) Mission Director, C Arthur Worchuiyo said that to harness the natural resources of the state skilled man power is the main factor.
For introducing huge national as well as international venture, he added that the time is right to reorient the skilling mind set towards harnessing the locally available resources. He stressed that retaining the trained local people in the State is another important factor by finding out appropriate areas of skill development.
Chairman & MD Babina Healthcare & Hospitality Industries Pvt. Ltd. Dr Th Dhabali Singh stated that unemployment is the mother of all problems in the State. He stressed that skill development is a solution for providing self employment or employment but most importantly it can infuse entrepreneurial spirit in the hearts of the young mind in becoming job givers. He said to uproot the problems of unemployment there is a need to conduct an extensive skill training development programme.
Highlighting the need of huge skilled people in different fields of industrial establishment he said that once the people of the State get skilled and trained immigrant workers from outside the state will not come.