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KVIC organises national seminar at Pranabananda College

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By EMN Updated: Oct 18, 2023 7:11 pm

DIMAPUR — The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) organised a one-day national seminar in collaboration with the National Service Scheme (NSS) unit of Pranabananda Women’s College (PWC) at the college premises in Dimapur on Wednesday.

According to a press release, the program’s chairperson was Veronica Yepthomi, a B.A. first-semester student who highlighted the importance of Khadi and its role in promoting sustainability and economic self-sufficiency.

YK Shohe, assistant director of KVIC Dimapur, delivered the keynote address.

Selwin Samraj, assistant director of MSME-DFO Dimapur, giving a presentation on ‘MSME programme and support’, highlighted how to do UDYAM registration and its benefits, as well as the various MSME programmes and support provided by KVIC to empower small entrepreneurs and artisans.

He emphasised how khadi, as a sustainable and environmentally friendly fabric, is critical to the growth of the MSME sector.

Sani Pongen, DCO of PMEGP, KVIC, Dimapur, also made a presentation on KVIC schemes and programmes to provide the audience with a better understanding of KVIC’s initiatives. 

The presentation covered a variety of topics, including financial assistance, skill development, and marketing strategies for khadi and village industries, enlightening the attendees about the diverse opportunities available for those interested in starting khadi-based enterprises.

Following the presentations, the winners of the essay and debate competitions were announced. The debate competition winners were: Sujata Dev, a first-semester B.Com. student; Keyiteisile Hemang, a third-semester B.A. student; and Rishita Das, a first-semester B.A. student.

The essay competition winners were: Sonia Dey, a fifth-semester B.A. student; Priyanka Dey, a third-semester B.A. student; and Themhai, a fifth-semester B.A. student.

Around 280 students from the college, along with the principal, vice principal, faculty members, and staff, attended the seminar.

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By EMN Updated: Oct 18, 2023 7:11:32 pm
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