SHILLONG, June 3 � The Ministry of Development of North East Region will be sponsoring a programme to develop managerial skill for young entrepreneurs of the region.
The programme will be conducted by IIM Shillong through its Centre for Development of North Eastern Region (CEDNER), official sources said.
DoNER has sanctioned Rs 79.15 lakh for training 60 youth from the region.
The course will deal with developing managerial skills among the new generation of entrepreneurs of North East.
The DoNER Ministry and the North Eastern Council has collaborated with Shillong IIM to offer a range of short-term skill development programmes encompassing different areas of management, entrepreneurship, tourism, hospitality, etc from this financial year onwards.
A DoNER spokesman said that the Ministry has a larger roadmap to continuously train youths from the region with the focus on increasing their employability.
�The institutes like IIM, IIT and Tata Institute of Social Sciences are well positioned to cater to the training needs of the region in addition to their regular courses. We have requested them to develop such courses and we have been able to make considerable headway in designing some,� he said.
Earlier, the DoNER Ministry had announced a one and a half month programme in association with IIT Guwahati to train 30 engineers from Assam Irrigation Department on mitigation of river bank erosion.
The programme will be entirely funded by the Ministry and will be conducted by the Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati. � PTI