Mizoram | CM Thanhawla urges state’s youth to be entrepreneurs


AIZWAL | September 7, 2018: 

Chief Minister of Mizoram, Lal Thanhawla on Thursday in an event had urged the state's youths to step up and participate in the wave of progress under the NEDP by becoming entrepreneurs.

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Thanhawla was speaking at an event which was organized by Mizoram government to felicitate winners of a programme called "My Project, My NEDP – Mipui Mamawh Intawm Ruahmanna" or MiMIR in Aizawl today.

MiMIR is an initiative by the state government under the NEDP which aims at enabling public participation for a major development project. The winners, from each of the eight districts, were awarded Rs. 1 crore each.

Of the 342 entries received in the competition, the winning eight were recognized on Thursday. The winning projects ranged from sustainable eco-tourism to food processing.

The third edition of Mizoram Rahbi (micro start-up capital competition) was launched by Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla to promote a healthy entrepreneurship ecosystem in the state.