20th Mar 2017 09:03:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ITANAGAR, Mar 20: Addressing the twenty three trainees completing a three-month residential training in Hospitality here at Don Bosco Youth Centre, Education Minister, Honchun Ngandam spoke of the importance of skilling for young people and said, “young people need to be skilled to be empowered”. 

The Minister while expressing happiness at seeing many trainees from his home district of Longding, appreciated DBYC for the great environment made available to youth and called DBYC ‘an asset to the state’.  Honchun called upon the trainees to work hard and achieve excellence and opined that Indians are not behind any other country when it comes to intelligence and smartness but need to work hard.  He requested the trainees moving out of the state to be discipline and to take care of personal safety.

Earlier while welcoming the guests to the valedictory function, Fr. Mathai, Parish Priest, Itanagar, appreciated the minister for his efforts and commitment shown in transforming the education scenario of the state. 

Taw Tebin, Director, SJETA, in his speech appreciated DBYC and the active involvement and commitment it has shown to skill development of youth.  He also expressed happiness over that fact that the training centre has achieved a record of more than 80% placement and hoped the same continue in the future as well. 

Guest of Honour, Madhu Krishna Garg, Secretary, Social Justice Empowerment and Tribal Affairs and Skill Development and Employment Generation also spoke about the importance that the Central Government is placing on Skill India Mission.  “Having a natural inclination to be welcoming and hospitable, you will find hospitality sector a welcome avenue for you”, said Madhu to the trainees.  

Dr. VN Sharma, SLO, NSS and Deputy Director Yumlam Kaha also addressed the gathering.

The trainees will leave for placement at resorts at Kerala at Travancore Heritage, Trivandrum and Backwaters Ripples, Kumarakom in the days to come.

Kenter Joya Riba

(Managing Editor)
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