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Ashinikumar Mutum

Ashinikumar Mutum

Ashinikumar Mutum, a resident of Sagolband Meino Leirak has been writing for Imphal Times since 2016. He handles mostly Press release and announcement related news. Ashinikumar is also a social worker. He can be emailed at [email protected]

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Manipur Shiva Sena urges all political party’s meet; criticizes CM

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Imphal, Oct 21

Convenor of the Manipur Democratic Alliance (MDA) Moirangthem Tombi, who is also the president of the Shiva Sena Manipur today urged the chief minister of Manipur to summoned an all political party’s meet in the backdrop of the final settlement of NSCN-IM proposed on October 31 by the Governor of Nagaland RN Ravi, also interlocutor of the peace talk.

In a meeting with media persons at its Babupara office here in Imphal the Shiva Sena Manipur president also criticized the Chief Minister N. Biren Singh for leaving the state at critical juncture when the state needed him. He said that  it is right for the Chief Minister to leave the state, all he would have done is to consult with the representatives of various political parties as well as with the people of the state. He said that above the issue of final settlement which is proposed to be reached between the government of India and the NSCN-IM there are various issues regarding the introduction of the CAB and also demand of the people for ILPS like Bill in the state. 

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Weavers wishes to include Handlooms and Handicrafts in school curriculums

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Imphal, Oct 18

The Ningol Chakkouba Handloom & Handicraft Expo. 2019 organised by the Manipur Apex Handloom Weavers & handicraft Artisans Ltd. is underway at GM Hall here in Imphal.

The Expo was inaugurated yesterday by P. Vaiphei IAS, Principal Secretary Textile, Commerce and Industry. Indira Devi President AWAS, C. Rajsikaran , Asst. Director (design), Weaver Service Center Imphal, Th. Rajan Singh Asst. Director Handicraft Service Center Imphal and Y. Shantikumar Singh Asst. Manager ( Commercial) Imphal attended as dignitaries on the dais.

Bhobol , Bord of Directors Apex Handloom while delivering the key note address said that handloom products and handicrafts items should be used as gifts of Ningol Chakkouba and State Knowledge of handlooms and Handicrafts should be included in the school curriculum to sustain aged old tradition and work culture to the youths.

P Vaiphei in his speech expressed happiness in organizing the handlooms and handicrafts expo , celebrating the Ningol Chakkouba , the biggest festival of Manipur.

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Awareness Camp on Skill Development

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Bishnupur, Oct. 17

A mass awareness on skill development courses was jointly organised by Humanism Foundation and 11Gurkha Rifles at Ngaikhong Siphai Community Hall.

Managing Trustee of Humanism Foundation, Wahengbam Rorrkychand Singh; Pradhan of Ngaikhong Khullen Gram Panchayat, Moirangthem Bala Devi; President of ULASO Club, Ngaikhong Siphai and Major of 11 GR, Rajan Kumar attended the awareness as presidium members.

During the awareness camp Managing Trustee of Humanism Foundation, Rorrkychand  extensively talked on courses being offered by Humanism Foundation under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikash Yojana scheme of National Skill Development Corporation at it’s skill development center situated at Lakoipat, Bishnupur.

While encouraging youths of the locals, Pradhan of Ngaikhong Khullen also appreciated the skill development initiatives being jointly implemented by Humanism Foundation and 11GR in Bishnupur District.

 

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MSWDC Chairperson assures free training on weaving, embroidery and tailoring to destitute women

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Imphal, Oct. 14

Manipur State Women’s Development Corporation (MSWDC), Government of Manipur has inaugurated a weaving cum embroidery training center today at Potsangbam Tomal Hall Singjamei Chingamakha Ningthoujam Leikai.

Speaking to mediapersons at the sideline of the inaugural function, Chairperson of  MSWDC, S. Satyabhama Devi said that the Corporation has started the training center for Imphal West District and Imphal East District. Women of this district would get free training on weaving, embroidery and tailoring for 6 months. After the completion of the training, all the trainees would get a certificate along with a set of equipment so as to enable them to start their own enterprise. who are not having any other source of income to maintain their family. This is a very beneficial program and during the course of the training all the trainees would be getting a monthly stipend also. In this function of 1st Batch vocational training for Handloom weaving for Destitute women under Manipur State Women’s Development Co-Operation Ltd at Potsangbam Tomal Hall Singjamei Chingamakha Ningthoujam Leikai.

Today the Manipur State Women’s Development Co-Operation Ltd inaugurate 5 five centre in Imphal East and west at the  Imphal east Yorbung and Imphal West Potsangbam Tomal Hall Chingamakha, Yaiskul police lane, Sagolband Khamnam Leirak, Sagolband Tera.

The inaugural programme was also attended by Nikita Thangjam Asst. Director Manipur State Women’s Dev Co-Operation Ltd, P. Shyatabati Devi Retd Teacher and Rk Bidiyarani Devi, Training Instructor as dignitaries on the Dias.

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