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Amenba inaugurates SDIC in Tuli

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By EMN Updated: Jul 06, 2017 10:48 pm
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Dimapur, July 6 (EMN): Parliamentary Secretary of Industries & Commerce, Amenba Yaden has inaugurated the first ever Sub-District Industries Centre (SDIC) and a Common Facility Centre (CFC) for bamboo, cane and wood-based handicraft cluster at Tuli on July 6.
Addressing the gathering at the inaugural function, Amenba Yaden urged the public of Tuli sub-division to make full utilisation of both the facilities in order to usher in an economic revolution in the area. He said that although Tuli was declared an industrial zone long time back, it could not grow mainly due to absence of an enabling entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Parliamentary Secretary of Industries & Commerce, Amenba Yaden, inaugurating the SDIC in Tuli on July 6.

He hoped that the establishment of the SDIC would facilitate in easing business policy of the government and also assist entrepreneurs through a single window system. He said that the office would also catalyse industrial growth in tune with the Government of India’s flagship programmes like Act East Policy and Make in India.
“In order to dovetail our efforts with these policies, the State government is re-framing the Nagaland State Industrial Policy which will be user-friendly,’ Amenba said.
Amenba also said that the CFC on bamboo, cane and wood-based handicraft was established keeping in view the local expertise, particularly of women, in bamboo mat weaving and other bamboo and cane based crafts. He said the CFC would be well equipped to promote production by local artisans and also for imparting trainings on identified trades in bamboo, cane and wood based activities.
He further stated that the department of Industries & Commerce have acquired 100 acres of land in Tuli area for promotion of food and spice processing, citronella distillation etc. He stressed the need for local youth to focus on self managed enterprises which will accelerate economic development of self, family and the entire State rather than look for government job, an avenue which is fully saturated now.
He further urged the local residents to protect government properties and to act the good hosts to the government functionaries who are deployed at Tuli so that maximum benefits can be derived through their services.
Delivering the keynote address, Director of Industries & Commerce, Bendangliba informed that Tuli received the first of the proposed six SDICs looking at the potential of industrial growth of the area. He expressed hope that the establishment of the CFC would result in visible economic change in the area within a short span of time.
The function was chaired by Lipokwati, general manager of District Industries Centre, Mokokchung. Invocation was said by Imliodang, Associate Pastor of Tuli Lenden Baptish Church, while the vote of thanks was proposed by Amrit Giri, functional manager, SDIC, Tuli.

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By EMN Updated: Jul 06, 2017 10:48:49 pm