A meeting of the Committee on Livelihood/Skill Development/Small Business/Industry (Facilitating Market Access) was held in the Conference Hall of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Lamphelpat, Imphal, Manipur on Saturday.
The meeting was chaired by CEO, Manipur Pradeep Kumar Jha (IAS), who is also holding the charge of Commissioner Cum Secretary, (Election /Tourism/Textiles, Commerce & Industries/Health & FW), Government of Manipur.
During the meeting, various prospects of developing medium and small-scale industries and providing self-employment to the desirous and eligible individuals in the state was minutely discussed.
Possible ways of immediate training of skill development and starting a livelihood employment to the inmates (IDPs) in the relief camps in the state was also discussed. Suggestions were also proposed by the committee members for providing financial support and suitable employment to generate income for the inmates.
The committee also discussed preparing a roadmap containing organization, possible financial support, manufacturing and marketing of products. One Family, One Livelihood under the Chief Minister’s Entrepreneurship Support Scheme (CMESS) was also emphasized during the discussion.
It was also discussed that for achieving the targeted objective, a series of meetings will also be organized with concerned stakeholders and the Government at the earliest possible.
Among the committee members who attended the deliberation were Prof. Ch Priyoranjan Singh, Prof. Ng Iboyaima Singh, N Bandana Devi (IAS), Nivedita Lairenlakpam (IAS), Yumnam Robita (IAS), Arambam Valentina (IAS), Industrialist Sanabam Khagemba and others.