Nagaland can be ‘silk city’, says Pukhayi Sumi
Kohima, April 10 (EMN): Advisor for Food and Civil Supplies, LM& CP, Taxes department, Pukhayi Sumi on Saturday urged students not to be dependent on government jobs but to venture into entrepreneurship and other start ups while citing the advancement and success story of other developed countries in the world.
Sumi was speaking as special guest at the second biennial conference-cum-felicitation programme of the Kohima Sümi Kiphimi Küqhakulu (KSSU) held at State Academy Hall in Kohima.
He stated that India was the second largest silk producing country in the world next to China; he pointed that Nagaland had huge potential to contributors of raw materials and he maintained that Nagaland could become a ‘silk city’.
In this regard, he urged the students to be hardworking and remain competitive for excellence in the different fields they pursue.
A speech was delivered by delivered by Tolimi P Jimo, who secured Top-18 in High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) 2020, wherein she urged the students to have good relation with God and give effort, to manage time well and use technology in best sense of learning.
Earlier Sümi Kiphimi Küqhalu (SKK) President, Hutoshe Kits shared greetings and presidential address was delivered by KSSUpresident, Benison V Shohe.
During the programme, KSSU felicitated its members who passed various competitive exams and excelled in academics. Similarly, Sumi Totimi Hoho Kohima also felicitated women achievers during the programme.
A special prayer for the students was offered by Pastor of SABCK Rev. Kiyeto G Sema, KSSU general secretary Anikali KSSU presented the union report and highlighted various initiatives and activities taken up by the union while the programme was chaired by Nikuto Zhimomi.
In the second session, Principal Accountant General (A&E) Nagaland, A Pitoho Chophy was the speaker on the topic ‘World of Opportunities’.