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Skill development prog launched


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SHILLONG: Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma on Friday launched the Skill Development Programme, a placement linked training programme for Private Security Personnel and also instituted the Cleanest Locality Award (Urban & Rural) at an impressive gathering at the Social Mobilization, Experimentation and Learning Centre (SMELC) at Tura.
Dr Sangma also launched the Low Power Mesh Net Video Conferencing for tele medicine, an IBDLP and North East Centre for Technology, Application and Reach project at the same venue. Addressing the gathering, Dr Sangma stated that the problem of unemployment led to unprecedented events in the past even as he added that the biggest challenge of the North Eastern states is addressing poverty and backwardness which leads to unemployment.
Launching the Low Power Mesh Net, he said that the various programmes of the State should now be integrated with technology so that the best services are delivered to the people.
The Managing Director, Peregrine Guarding, Delhi, Brigadier Rajan Oberoi while elaborating on the features of the placement linked development programme for security personnel in Meghalaya stated that initially 100 selected youth would be trained and later sent to South India to serve as security personnel in various establishments.


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