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Items filtered by date: Thursday, 27 September 2018 - Imphal Times

One day Drug awareness on “first Aid Programme

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Imphal, Sept 27,

 A one day Drug awareness on “first Aid Programme “was held yesterday at the Conference Hall Smart Society, a subsidiary Unit of SALAI Holding Pvt.ltd, Tera Loukrakpam Leikai Imphal. The programme was jointly organised by Smart society  and Indian Red Cross, Imphal district branch  on the objective “To create a sense of ownership in protecting lives of people in emergency situation and preparedness in any kind of Disaster by providing basic health care support” BY  taking a serious concern about the skills in saving precious human life and prioritising humanity first.  The programme was Chair by N Dhanabati Secretary SMART Society and facilitated by O. Ratan Singh, Secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, Imphal West District Branch, Dr. Th Bankim Singh, First aid co-ordinator, Indian Red Cross Society, Imphal West District Branch and assisted by other members of the Red Cross Society. O. Ratan Singh mentioned about the History of Red Cross Society, its objective and about the dedication of Sir Henry Doman Founder of Red Cross society. The Second session was facilitated by Dr. Th Bankim Singh, he said first aid focuses in three principle i.e. 1) preserve life 2) prevent any condition of worsening and 3) promote recovery he also added that we always prioritised as per severity of the persons when there is multiple casualty but any first aid giver should always be careful of the accident scene. He said assist other without endangering yourself and always monitors the spot and identifies unusual behaviour, unusual smell and unusual surrounding before giving the help

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Interschool football tournament of Dist Noney

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Imphal, Sept. 27.

143 Bn CRPF is organising Interschool football tournament of District Noney from today till September 20.

DIG CRPF and Mr Kanan Kamei President Rongmaei Naga Manipur state.

A colourful function was held today in the open ground of  Noney. In the tournament all 10 teams @ 15 sports dress per team × 150 sports dress had been distributed to participating players. Besides above , all teams will be given football and football net, Winners Trophy , runners up trophy , medals to all winners n runners up. Special gift of Rs 10,000/ to winners and Rs 5000/_ to runners up team. All teams will be given refreshment daily. Motto_ to spread awareness about games and Importance in their life. To teach them team work n capacity building. All media brothers are requested to give wide publicity.

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Month long Startup India – Maharashtra Yatra to begin from 3rd October

Delhi,Sept. 27.

The Startup India – Maharashtra Yatra will be launched on the 3rd of October, 2018 by Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, at Raj Bhawan, Mumbai. Maharashtra Governor, C. Vidyasagar Rao, Chief Minister of the State, Devendra Fadnavis, and Minister for Labour and Skill Development, Sambhaji Patil Nilangekar will grace the occasion. 

After a successful run in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana – the Startup India Yatra is making its way to Maharashtra. This leg of the Startup India Yatra is being conducted by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Invest India, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Department, Government of Maharashtra and Maharashtra State Innovation Society.  
Startup India Yatra van, equipped with facilities for individuals and Startups to pitch their ideas, is scheduled to travel to 16 Districts, with 23 Van Stops and 14 Boot Camps, and will conclude at a Grand Finale in Nagpur on 3rd of November, 2018. The boot camps will include presentations on Startup India and Maharashtra Startup policy followed by extensive ideation workshops. An idea pitching session will be held to select the foremost ideas and Startups for the Grand Finale. The aspiring entrepreneurs are required to register at www.startupindia.gov.in to participate in the Yatra.  
Organised under the Startup India initiative, ‘Startup India Yatra’ is a Tier 2/3 initiative that travels to small cities of the country in search of entrepreneurial talent, provide them an opportunity to get incubated, and help develop startup ecosystem in the State.

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National rural livelihood mission giving advantage to Lucknow self help groups

By- Babie Shirin

Lucknow,Sept. 27

National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM)- a special scheme of the central government that aims to provide livelihood to rural people has been successfully providing income generation to several self help groups (SHG) in rural areas of Lucknow in UP.

An eight member media team from different media houses of Manipur was on a PIB sponsored tour to Lucknow, Kanpur and Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh to get firsthand experience of livelihood ventures being taken up in rural areas of the state. PIB Deputy Director Abdul Hamid was leading the team.

On the first day of the field visit, the state media team interacted with a self help group called Durga Ma Pehra Cluster Level Federation formed under NRLM in Sorojini Nagar Block under Benti GP in Lucknow district.

During the interaction, centre in charge of SHG Arti conveyed that Sorojini Nagar Block is a village adopted by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The SHG has been making solar lamps under NRLM since August 1. Raw materials for making the solar lamps are provided by ministry of renewable energy and they began the production after undergoing a five day long training programme with technical support from IIT Mumbai. Since they took up the production work, the SHG members are now earning their livelihood comfortably.

Arti further informed that cost of the solar lamp in the local market is Rs 700. However, their products are being provided to students in rural area at a subsidised rate of Rs 100. The 13 members SHG is able to produce an average of Rs300 lamps a day and they are getting a profit of Rs 12 per lamp. The SHG is targeting to produce 36,000 units of solar lamp under NRLM, she said, while adding that not only the SHG members are getting an income generating avenue under NRLM but students are also benefiting from the scheme as they are getting the solar lamps at a normal price.

On the other hand, Tar Pir Baba, a SHG in Nijampur Malhor village, is also taking up a much similar venture in producing earthenware. From decorative items to kitchen items the SHG has been successful in exporting products to different cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Patiala. 

According to the SHG members they are able to earn Rs 7000 to 8000 a month since they took up ventures by forming the SHG under NRLM. The group has been producing earthen ware at price range of Rs 1 to 2200 per unit. With an objective, to make Lucknow district a plastic free zone, the entire district has replaced disposable glass cup which cost Rs 1 per unit.

Meanwhile, NRLM Lucknow districts deputy commissioner Satish Mishra said that the government has been facilitating as many as 2500 SHGs by providing them suitable income generation ventures under NRLM. The government is providing loans to these SHGs so that they could develop their ventures and socio economic condition. Moreover NRLM authority has providing marketing and transportation facility for them.

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