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Decrease in migration of northeast youths for jobs: Minister

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Singh on Tuesday claimed that the migration of youths from the northeast for jobs outside their respective states had come down.

Discussing Nagaland's new educational projects here with the state's Higher and Along at a meeting here, Singh said that development of the northeastern region was a priority for

The of North Eastern Region said that an exclusive 'NITI Forum for Northeast' has been set up by the central government for the development of the northeast region.

Along said that his state would soon become a hub to promote higher education avenues for the youth.

"The youth's energies need to be channeled in the right direction, for which education is an important tool, especially in insurgency- and conflict-hit areas," Along said.

The also talked about "Kashmir Super 30" initiative of the Indian Army, through which students from weaker sections in have made it to prestigious IITs and NITs.

--IANS

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First Published: Tue, September 11 2018. 21:42 IST
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