MoS Rajeev Chandrasekhar visits remote Zunheboto, Nagaland

Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Rajeev Chandrasekhar visited Zunheboto, becoming the first Union Minister to do so in four decades on 26th September 2022. He is on a three-day tour of Nagaland, and reached the hilly town, after a nine-hour journey by road from Dimapur.

Chandrasekhar met Zunheboto district administration officials and asked them to develop a district skill development plan that maps local aspirations and creates opportunities for jobs and entrepreneurship. “Our emphasis should be making optimum use of local resources and reduce migration to urban centres,” he said.

The Minister also reviewed the implementation of Central government schemes and urged the functionaries to work zealously until the last mile is covered, every voice is heard and every grievance is addressed as envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

He also met beneficiaries of Central Government schemes at Zunheboto and Wokha who conveyed to him how their lives had transformed for the better. “On such occasions, I feel truly proud and privileged to be a minister in the Modi government—playing a small role in his vision of transforming lives—SabkaSaath SabkaVishwas,” the Minister said in a tweet.

Chandrasekhar also held meetings with BJP Leaders and Karyakartas & shared with them the vision of Hon PM for New India based on Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas Sabka Vishwas and Sabka Prasad.

He later visited the Sumi Baptist Church in Zunheboto, known as the largest Baptist church in Asia, and offered his prayers.

Later, he left for Wokha, where he attended a series of meetings with district officials, social workers, and business community representatives, apart from the elders of the Longsa Council Hall and functionaries of Lotha Hoho and Eloe Hoho organizations.

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