Change your mindset and change the world – Sikkim CM

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Namchi, April 30, 2013

Thrilled by the ‘success’ of capacity building programme aimed at youths – a first of its kind in the country – Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on April 29 announced to rise the monthly stipend for trainees of State Institute of Capacity Building (SICB) from Rs 2,500 to 3,000.

“This capacity building step taken by the State government should be accepted positively by the youths, and at the same time the trainees should carry forward their trainings to become professionals, he said while addressing the trainees of SICB, Karfectar, Jorethang.

The chief minister has also expressed this jubilation at the social media saying: “My interaction with livelihood school was every encouraging. I was very happy to be in the midst of young trainees where I was able to communicate the State govt’s policy initiative of capacity building”.

Chamling was at Karfectar to attend the third Governing Body meeting of SIRD. Hundreds of unemployed youths are undergoing different types of trainings in 41 different livelihood schools under SIRD in the State.

Importantly, the chief minister stressed on the need for youths to change their mindset and thereby play a role model to hundreds of other youths in Sikkim with their constructive initiative. Chamling also maintained that all institutions both Private and Public must give you (SIRD trainees) priority for employment.

In another important announcement, the chief minister informed that the State government has come up with a new programme, ‘Youth Empowerment and Self Sufficient Mission’. Through this mission, the Government, Chamling said, will not only give trainings and empower them for their skills but would also provide maximum support to help them stand on their feet.

“Opportunities in services sectors and tourism sector galore in Sikkim and unemployment problems can be solved through this, but our youths need to just open their eyes, change their mindset and nurture a sense of ownership which will not only help them to become self-reliant but also give the continuous tempo for the development of Sikkim, he added.

He further said that government is working within this framework to give wider opportunities to Sikkimese people and informed that government had planned to make Sikkim as largest tourism landscape with Mt Khangchendzonga at its core. Further government is also trying to connect rope-way from Darjeeling to Namchi and this will be longest rope-way in hilly State.

He informed that 20 home-stay at every village are being set up and five educated youth from every village will be provided with trainings under capacity building to initiate home-stay tourism in their village.

At the same time, Chamling advised the youth to keep away from undesirable elements, and to be aware of diseases like HIV/AIDS, drug abuse, etc.

He had more for the youths coaching in UPSC, banking services and defense services, pilot training, flying crews and air hostess trainings and trainings in hotel managements. “The government is trying for the best to empower the youths and our youths must be the examples and inspiration for the coming generation, he added.

Earlier, Secretary Labour department CT Wangdi delivering his welcome speech said that the ideas of capacity building was conceived by the Chief Minister and is the first of its kind in the country. He urged to all the trainees to be sincere and honest during their trainings.

After the programme, the chief minister, also the chairman of SICBS attended the board meeting.

Chamling was accompanied by MP Lok Sabha PD Rai, Minister HRD NK Pradhan, Political Advisor to CM, KN Rai, MLAs, Chief Secretary and Secretaries and board members of SICBS.

(Courtesy: Sikkim Express)


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