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Nagaland Govt, YouthNet start ‘Impact 5000 by 18’

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September 10, 2013 | COMMENTS ( 0 )

Nagaland Govt, YouthNet start ‘Impact 5000 by 18’

Department of Youth Resources and Sports of Nagaland Govt in collaboration with YouthNet, an NGO based in Kohima, Nagaland has launched a five-year campaign on entrepreneurship and employment ‘Impact 5000 by 18”.

 

The campaign aims to enhance business, entrepreneurship and employability skills of 5000 youth of Nagaland by 2018, through various programs. The programs will be conducted through the YouthNet Centre for Entrepreneurship and Employment.

 

The goals of the campaign are to promote entrepreneurial mindsets, help build an entrepreneurial ecosystem and enable co-creation of socio-economic prosperity. The planned activities include skill development in the agro sector, fine arts, handloom, handicrafts, livestock rearing, business and entrepreneurship development.

 

Dr.Krishna Tanuku, Executive Director, the Wadhwani Centre for Entrepreneurship Development at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad would be the chief mentor of the program.

 

The first program under the ‘Impact 5000 by 18’ campaign is titled ‘The Entrepreneur’ which was also launched on August 30. The program is designed to enhance business skills of twenty select young entrepreneurs who will undergo a combination of class-room lectures, case study discussions, group activities and individual project development.


 

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