Mangan, 22 Jun:

Nehru Yuva Kendra [NYK], North district, organized a district and neighborhood youth convention at Mangan Community Hall on 21 Jun. Sub Divisional Magistrate-Mangan, PW Lepcha, attended the programme as chief guest along with resource persons, Chief Medical Officer-North, Baroon Subba, Patanjali Yog Pith instructor-North, TO Lepcha, Managing Director-Dairy Development, BB Subba, District Youth Coordinator-NYK North, NT Sherpa, Child Development Project Officer-Mangan, L Donka, Bank Manager-Canara Bank, Nawang Bhutia, and Deputy Director from Department of Economics, Statistics, Monitoring & Evaluation [DESME].

Child Development Project Officer, Ms Donka, while addressing the gathering, spoke on ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ scheme and informed about the works being carried out under this scheme. She further addressed the importance of girl child and women in society and their roles in social activities.

Bank Manager-Canara Bank, Mr Bhutia, informed about various schemes being launched under Prime Minister Yojana. He added that Canara Bank-Mangan has provided more than 100 unemployed loans to make the youth and small businessmen self reliant.

Managing Director-Dairy Development, Mr Subba, encouraged people towards dairy farming, organic farming and self employment. For any kind of support, one can visit his office for consultation, he added.

The CMO-N informed about IEC initiatives.