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Need for proper utilisation of mineral resources: Governor

Press Trust of India  |  Aamda (Jharkhand) 

today emphasised the need for proper utilisation of mineral resources to improve the economic condition of the people.

has been blessed with abundance of mineral and natural resources but the state was still lagging behind because our people were not educated, unskilled. We are inviting people from outside as we are unable to utilise it in a proper manner, said

Inaugurating Jharkhand's first "Khadi Park" established by State Khadi and at Aamda in district, the said proper utilisation of resources would help generate employment opportunities, improve the economic conditions of the people and also check migration.

Laying emphasis on education, the said our women were weak economically, socially and also not literate and we have to empower them by making the skilled and provide employment opportunities.

The governor also appreciated former for forming Self-help Group with an aim to make women self-reliant.

Speaking on the occasion, former Jharkhand chief minister described khadi as sustainable and livelihood mission that help to enhance the index of happiness of the people.

The of the Khadi board, said the board has proposal to set up a Khadi Park at Dumka and a Khadi Plaza in

He said the board was also promoting bee-keeping and already trained around 500 persons.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 19:25 IST