Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh said that people of the state are filled with enormous talents and one should not hesitate to take up any work which would help in nation building.
Speaking at the inauguration of vocational training program for youth through video conferencing, Singh appreciated National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL) for undertaking such employment-oriented and skill development program imparting various vocational courses to local youth and school dropouts and provide them employment opportunities leading to their social and economic empowerment.
He stated that NHIDCL has already conducted two training programs on operation and maintenance of construction equipment at Kakching and Tamenglong districts successfully.
He stressed that the present vocational program would train the youth from different districts on basic construction jobs such as masonry, carpentry, bar bender etc.
Mentioning about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision for ‘vocal for local’, the chief minister said that such campaign would make India a self-reliant nation. The path of self-reliance will be achieved by nurturing the young minds and upgrading their skills, he added.