Entrepreneurship holds key to N-E development: Conrad Sangma

SHILLONG: Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said development of entrepreneurship was indispensable for the progress of North East and the nation as a whole

Speaking to reporters after a meeting at Youth Leaders Connect (YLC) on Sunday, Sangma said entrepreneurship fellowship which was started by YLC last year would be continued.

He pointed to starting incubation centers which could be funded by the Government of India and for the state governments to partner and create an environment for entrepreneurs to come in.

The meeting also pitched for promotion of local products. The  YLC will write to concerned officials and ministries about the use of local products made in North East.

“We have more than 120 entrepreneurs from the entire North East. We have discussed and shared ideas and also plan to move forward,” he said.

Sangma pointed that entrepreneurship had been the major areas of focus and entrepreneurship was important for the North East and the nation as whole to move it forward.

Young leaders programme is intended to connect leaders from different fields – political, sports, music and entrepreneurship.


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