Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Neiphiu Rio inaugurates Norman Putsure College in Chümoukedima

State chief minister Neiphiu Rio on Wednesday inaugurated Norman Putsure College (NPC), located at Ward 10, Chümoukedima.
Late Norman Putsure was an IAS officer who passed away in 2012. In order to fulfil his vision to help the Naga youth discover their talent and realise their full potential, the family members opened NPC.
Rio recalled that late Norman, who was also his childhood friend, was always an innovative person who took up challenges in a positive way. The chief minister said it was a hallmark of late Norman to tap the potential of the youth and turn them into positive result. He lauded late Norman’s wife, late Akruzo and their children and all those involved in setting up the college with the motto “Think Bright” in memory of late Norman.
Referring to the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) for 2020-21, Rio expressed serious concern that unemployment rate in Nagaland was the highest in the country. While reminding that employment opportunities in the government sector was sparse, Rio encouraged the youth to explore opportunities in other field/areas.
NPC chairman Aseiu Putsure and vice chairperson Seyie Putsure also addressed the gathering while brief introduction of the college was presented by the managing director, Saneinuo Putsure.
Brief speeches were also delivered by Chiechama Village Council chairman Mhalezolie Metha and Chiecha Kuda Union president Tolto Metha.
Earlier, Sovima Baptist Church pastor Diezevilhou Nagi dedicated the institute.
A host of family members, well-wishers and village leaders from Chiechama, Sovima, Tenyiphe and Chümoukedima also attended the inaugural programme of the college.

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