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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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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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Left parties launch Nationwide Movement in Manipur

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Imphal, Oct 11

As a part of the Nationwide Movement by the Left parties a Hall meeting was held at Irawat Bhawan , Imphal yesterday. The meeting was attended by the cadres of the four Left parties viz. CPI (M), CPI, RSP and AIFB.

Addressing the opening meeting of the nationwide movement in Manipur Kshetrimayum Santa, Secretary of CPI(M) Manipur State unit said that the decision of the five left parties to launch a movement in the interest of the country and the nation was taken to mobilise the people against the onslaught by the NDA regime led by BJP. The Left parties in Manipur added three points to the charter of demands prepared by the National Convention of the Left parties which was held on 20th September at New Delhi. The points are # universalisation of food security, No to CAB  and  Naga Framework Agreement and its solution should not affect the interest of the neighbouring states. He appealed to the cadres of the Left parties to actively participate and organise in their respective areas to reach the wider section of the people.

Secretary of the CPI Manipur State Laishram Sotin addressing the gathering said that only the Left parties are the alternative in the country and the state because the bourgeoisie parties and their stooges are changing their political and ideological colours after elections. They don’t believe in democracy and democratic movements.

Khomdram Gyaneshwar , Secretary of AIFB opined that the nationwide movement should be expanded to the rural areas . Addressing the meeting RSP state secretariat member appealed to the cadres of the sponsoring parties to actively participate in the movement.

Dr. Nara Singh, CPI national executive committee member, warned the ruling parties in the country and the state particularly the BJP that the people are now realising the misdeeds of the NDA government and the government won’t be able to continue with misinformation. 

Sarat Salam, in his presidential address, said that a new era of people’s movement is coming in the country particularly in Manipur with this nationwide programme

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