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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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5 days district level Expo 2019-2020 begins today at Bishnupur

IT News

Imphal, Feb 5

5 days district level Expo organised by Manipur Apex Handloom Weavers & Handicrafts Artusans C.C. Ltd begings today at Kha Potsangbam in Bishnupur district.

Chief Guest of the inaugural function Govindas Konthoujam, who is also a former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Manipur while speaking on the occasion expressed his happiness in joining such a function.

“I am always very happy to be with the weavers at all times and I have associating with the weavers while serving as Minister of Commerce and Industry inclusive of Handlooms and Handicrafts. He said that he had done many development activities for development of the state’s Handlooms and Handicrafts. During his time a separate directorate of Handlooms and Textiles was opened in2016, Manipur State Textiles Policy 2016 was formulated and three fabrics of the state namely Sapphire Lanphee, Moirang Phijin and Wangkhei Phi were able to get Geographical Indication registration and more than 100 Handloom clusters were brought to the state but no new Handloom clusters are seen implemented during the present government. H.K.Baro Deputy Director, Weavers Device Center spoke about the importance of weavers’ getting India Handloom Brand and using of the Handloom mark and he added that WSC will extend all possible assistance to the state’s weavers.

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BJP Mandal Khundrakpam urges govt. to check irregularities in the construction of a bridge at Yumnam Patlou

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Imphal, Feb 4

Three days after Peace and Development Coordinating Committee (PDCC) imposed 24-hour bandh, BJP Khundrakpam Mandal today echo the demand saying that the trust to the BJP led government will get a bad name if those involved in the irregularities committed in the construction of Yumnam Patlou Bridge in Khundrakpam Assembly Constituency are not checked.

President of the Khundrakpam BJP Mandal M. Debaratan while speaking to media persons at Manipur Press Club said that they have found discrepancies in the implementation of the work program for construction of the bridge and that the matter cannot be concealed as people have proof about the PWD engineers knowing to work hand-in-glove with the subcontractor. He urged the Chief Minister and the Work Minister to look into the matter with extra seriousness so that the image of the BJP remains clean.

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Screening booth for CoronaVirus set up at Jiri

By-Md. Mahin Laskar
Jiribam, Jan. 31

An intensified measures to check people who were entering Manipur through neighboring State of Assam, an screening booth of Corona Virus has set up at the entry point of Jiribam by the District Health Society, Jiribam under the instructions of Manipur Health Department.
The booth was accompanied by the officials of District Health Society where they have scanned the people with Infra-Red Thermometer.
Today at the site of screening booth at Jiribam, the Chief Medical Officer of Jiribam Hospital said that after they had received the formal instructions from Health Directorate an screening booth has opened at Jiribam District.
He stated that at Jiribam District there has been  no any report of Corona Virus symptoms.
He added,  to make aware the people about the virus an awareness programme is arranging to conduct at Jiribam and Borobekara Sub-division of the District.
Till the time of filling report eight people who were entering Manipur through Assam has been checked.

More than 1000 trained under PMKVY RPL in Fish Processing

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Imphal, Jan 28

Having launched on 18th December 2019, more than 1000 beneficiaries have been trained till date at the ongoing series of 12 hours’ (3 days @ 4 hours per day) training programmes on the Job role: Fish & Sea Food Processing Technician under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) - Recognition to Prior Learning (RPL) phase – 1 of the Skill India Mission. The training programme is being organised at the existing infrastructure of the DM Community College based at Dhanamanjuri University, Imphal by the Unique Trust under the sponsorship of the Food Industry Capacity & Skill Initiatives (FICSI), New Delhi with a targeted goal of training to 2000 beneficiaries within the age group of 18 to 56 years.  
Students under the clustering colleges namely D M College of Science, D M College of Arts, D M College of Commerce, G P Women’s College and LMS law College under the Dhanamanjuri University, Imphal are also actively participating at the training programme as an add on course to their undergraduate degree courses. Self Help Groups, Local Clubs & Organisations in the peripheral areas of Loktak Lake, womenfolk, unemployed educated youths, drop outs and many other people including retired employees are also found actively involved in the training course with an objective to enhance their skills in the fish and sea food processing and hence, economic growth of the state.
The training programme shall continue till 15th February 2020 to cover a targeted goal of 2000 beneficiaries. The training courses are now conducted in two shifts a day i.e.  Morning shift starting from 8 a.m. to 12 noon and Evening shift starting from 1 p.m. till 5 p.m. every day with an intake capacity of 50 in each batch.  A stipend @ Rs. 500/- per trainee along with the qualifying certificates issued by FICSI shall be awarded to those who successfully completed the training and qualified in the assessment conducted under FICSI at the end of every three days of training. High quality T-shirts and Caps are also provided to every trainee. No fee is charged for joining the training. Those who have passed class VIII, attained the age of 18 years and willing to join the workforce in the Fish and Sea Food Processing sub- sector may come to the Community College any time along with Bank Pass Book for transfer of stipend, Adhaar Card for registration in the Skill India Portal. Details can be had from the office of the undersigned or contact the following: 9612939059/7085340190/6009581161/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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