UN Volunteers Undergo Orientation for Montserrado CBI Project on Ebola

first_imgAt least fifteen (15) National United Nations Volunteers (UNVs) have concluded a one-day refresher orientation for the Montserrado Community Based Initiative on Ebola.The project takes cognizance of the need for community involvement in the national Ebola response, to stop the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and the eventual elimination of the disease from Liberia.Taking account of the comparative advantage of the UNV programme in dealing with community and youth groups, the project has mobilized over 1,200 national community volunteers, and about 15 National UNVs to help with monitoring and coordination of (MCBI) field activities.The National Volunteers will be tasked with carrying out community sensitization on the prevention of Ebola infection.  Identification of the sick and dead; Active Case Findings; IT and data analysis, and Communication are among some of the assignments being carried out under the direct supervision of the UN Volunteers Program and UNDP Ebola Response Program.The project will promote immediate actions being taken by UNDP to respond to the crisis, and show how Ebola is affecting the development agenda in Liberia.Addressing the National UNVs Wednesday at the UNDP head offices in Monrovia, UNDP Deputy Country Director for Programme Cleophas Torori said the  work of UNVs will help boast ongoing efforts aimed at preventing the spread of the deadly Ebola virus disease in Liberia.Mr. Torori said the fight against the EVD has reached a critical stage where the efforts of everyone will be robustly required to ensure that the virus is totally eradicated from the country.“If the war against the virus most be won, Montserrado County, mainly Monrovia should be heavily concentrated because it hosts over sixty-five percent (65%) of the country’s population” said Mr. Torori.He pointed out that the people of Liberia have suffered too long at the hands of the deadly Ebola virus disease and it was now time for the people to ‘get their lives back.Mr. Torori indicated that with the consolidated efforts of the volunteers and other partners involved in the national EVD response, the President and Government’s goal of ‘no new case by December 25’ will be achieved.He told the volunteers to be cognizant of the challenges of denial, stigmatization, hiding of sick and other practices that still persist in various communities across the country.UNVs contribute to peace and development by advocating for volunteerism globally, encouraging partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming, and mobilizing volunteers. The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is the UN organization that promotes volunteerism to support peace and development worldwide.Presenting the overview of the project, UNDP Partnership & Compliance Advisor and Ebola Focal Point, Fredrick Ampiah said the MCBI project was close to heart of UNDP especially in winning the battle against EVD in the country.Mr. Ampiah told the volunteers to see themselves as a team, working toward a goal of getting to ‘zero new Ebola case’ by December 25 this year. He added: “You are one team with different responsibilities and working to achieve one goal…”Mr. Eric Opoku, UNV Programme Officer urged UNVs to be motivated by their work which is aimed at providing services to their communities.Mr. Opoku said volunteers should not be considered as less important people, but rather a group of professional people rendering valuable services in various capacities.He said UNV is a programme of the UN that promotes volunteerism to support peace and development worldwide and administered by UNDP as the mother organization.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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No Winner of Mo Ibrahim Prize

first_imgThe Mo Ibrahim Foundation on Friday, June 17 announced that there is no winner of the 2015 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership. The announcement was made following a meeting of the independent Prize Committee chaired by Dr. Salim Ahmed Salim.Commenting on the decision of the Prize Committee, Mo Ibrahim, and Chairman of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, said: “The Board respects the decision of the independent Prize Committee. When we launched the Prize ten years ago, we deliberately set a very high bar. “We want the Prize to shine a spotlight on outstanding leadership to provide role models right across society, as well as supporting laureates to continue to serve the continent by sharing their wisdom and experience.”The candidates for the Ibrahim Prize are all former African executive Heads of State or Government who have left office during the last three calendar years, having been democratically elected and served their constitutionally mandated term. The Prize Committee meets on a regular basis to review eligible candidates and has begun considering candidates for the 2016 Ibrahim Prize. Since being launched in 2006, the Ibrahim Prize has been awarded four times. The previous Laureates are President Hifikepunye Pohamba of Namibia (2014), President Pedro Pires of Cape Verde (2011), President Festus Mogae of Botswana (2008), and President Joaquim Chissano of Mozambique (2007). Nelson Mandela was the inaugural Honorary Laureate in 2007.Mo Ibrahim Prize recognizes and celebrates African leaders who, under challenging circumstances, have developed their countries, and lifted people out of poverty and paved the way for sustainable and equitable prosperity. It highlights exceptional role models for the continent; ensures that the African continent continues to benefit from the experience and wisdom of exceptional leaders once they have left national office, by enabling them to continue in other public roles on the continent.There is not necessarily a Laureate every year, a press release said.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Northeast has lowest unemployment in BC

first_imgEven though BC’s jobless rate reached its highest level, in more than six years last month, the Northeast reassumed it’s postion, as the region in the province, with the lowest unemployment rate.BC Stats. reports, the local area rate was 7.2 percent, more than a full percentage point below, both the provincial and national rates, at 8.3 and 8.6 percent, respectively.Also well below the BC and Canadian rates, were the Thompson/Okanagan and Southwest Regions at 7.3 and 7.4 percent, respectively.- Advertisement -At the opposite end of the scale, were double digits rates of 11.5 and 10 percent, in the Cariboo and North Coast/Nechako regions.last_img read more

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Man City’s title triumph: 5 defining matches

first_img0Shares0000Same again: Vincent Kompany lifts the Premier League trophy in 2014LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 15 – Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday when closest challengers Manchester United stumbled to a shock 1-0 defeat to West Brom.Having swept to the title in dazzling style, here AFP Sport looks back at five matches that played a key role in City’s success this season: Man City 5 Liverpool 0 (September 9)Manchester City midfielder Leroy Sane celebrates scoring against Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium on September 9, 2017 © AFP/File / Oli SCARFFAfter two relatively low-key wins in their first three matches, this stunning demolition of Liverpool served as an early sign that City were a different proposition from the team that struggled to impose themselves the previous season.Liverpool were already trailing to Sergio Aguero’s predatory finish when the visitors had Sadio Mane sent off before half-time for a high challenge on Ederson.City made the most of their numerical advantage, adding a second before the break through Gabriel Jesus, who netted again after the interval.Leroy Sane struck twice late on to give City their biggest win over Liverpool since 1937 and hand Jurgen Klopp’s men their first defeat of the season.Chelsea 0 Man City 1 (September 30)Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne scored the match-winner against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on September 30, 2017 © AFP/File / Adrian DENNISWhile City’s eye-catching style of play has had the purists purring, Pep Guardiola’s men also have a ruthless side that has served them well in their toughest tests.Facing champions Chelsea was a chance to send a message to their challengers and City were up to the task.They had scored 16 goals in their previous three league games but needed only one to move to the top of the table at Stamford Bridge.City were without Aguero, who had sustained a rib injury in a car crash, but Kevin De Bruyne made sure the Argentina striker wasn’t missed as he slammed in the winner in the 67th minute.De Bruyne’s long-range rocket foreshadowed a majestic campaign from the Belgian midfielder.Man City 3 Arsenal 1 (November 5)Sergio Aguero in action against Arsenal on November 5, 2017 © AFP/File / PAUL ELLISRecords were starting to tumble as City cut down their rivals one by one and Arsenal were no match for the runaway leaders.De Bruyne’s opener and an Aguero penalty put City in command and although Alexandre Lacazette pulled one back for Arsenal, Jesus wrapped up the points from close-range.City had won nine consecutive league matches, a club record for a single season, to open up an eight-point lead at the top.“We cannot deny the last two months have been amazing,” Guardiola said. “We knew how important this game (was). The players gave an amazing performance.”Man Utd 1 Man City 2 (December 10)Manchester City celebrate victory against Manchester United at Old Trafford on December 10, 2017 © AFP/File / Oli SCARFFTaking a giant step towards the title at the expense of Manchester United was a sweet moment for City, whose mature performance at Old Trafford was the season’s signature moment.With United eight points adrift of the leaders before kick-off, City dominated from start to finish to leave their bitter rivals trailing in their wake.David Silva hooked home in the 42nd minute, only for United to level in first-half stoppage time through Marcus Rashford.City defender Nicolas Otamendi was the unlikely match-winner early in the second half.Guardiola’s side became the first team to win 14 successive English top-flight games in a single season, prompting United manager Jose Mourinho to concede the race was probably over before Christmas.Tottenham 1 Man City 3 (April 14)Jesus and Sterling got City back to winning ways at Wembley on Saturday to show why they are deserving champions. © AFP / Ben STANSALLAfter by a distance their worst week of the season as City blew the chance to seal the title on home soil against United and were dumped out of the Champions League quarter-finals 5-1 on aggregate by Liverpool, they showed why they are champions by bouncing back against Spurs at Wembley.Tottenham hadn’t lost in the Premier League since the sides last met in December, but in truth were lucky to escape without a much more severe beating.Jesus and a Ilkay Gundogan penalty put City deservedly 2-0 up inside half an hour.But having surrendered leads to United and Liverpool in the previous seven days, the visitors could have stumbled once more when Christian Eriksen brought Spurs back into the game before the break.Instead, City imposed their will again in the second period as Raheem Sterling grabbed a third and was still angry at himself for missing a host of other opportunities to make the scoreline even more convincing.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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Magallon makes right coaching move

first_img:There is a reason why Rudy Magallon is known as “El Maestro” — The Teacher. The Artesia High boys coach is a mastermind when it comes to prep soccer. With his team trailing by a goal in the Suburban League opener to Bellflower, Magallon didn’t wait until halftime to make an adjustment that put the Pioneers (8-5-1) in position to come away with a 2-1 win in double overtime. After several missed shots by his two forwards in the first half, Magallon decided to take them out and subbed in the 6-foot-2 Jose Gonzalez, who used his height on a corner kick to head in a goal and tie the score. Jordan Rover scored twice as the Griffins (8-2-2, 1-0-0) won their Sunset League opener. Valley Christian 5, Maranatha 0 Steven Kruid scored two goals for the Crusaders (11-3-1) in a nonleague shutout. La Mirada 1, Mayfair 0 Tony Montalvo scored the lone goal in the 15th minute off a corner kick to lead the Matadors (5-5-1, 1-0) over the visiting Monsoons (7-7-1, 0-1) in the Suburban League opener. Glenn 2, Cerritos 1 Gonzalo Peralta and Eric Martinez scored goals for the host Eagles (3-5-2, 1-0) in the Suburban League opener for both teams. GIRLS SOCCER St. Joseph 1, Notre Dame Academy 1 Kaitlin Luna scored a goal and Meera Ghandi made eight saves for the Jesters (7-2-4) in a nonleague draw. Cerritos 6, Glenn 3 Jamie Beatty and Jessica Stevenson each scored twiceas the Dons (6-3-0) won their Suburban League opener. GIRLS BASKETBALL Mayfair 50, La Mirada 36 Tiffany Wilson scored 17 points and Shaneaka Hearvey added 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Monsoons (10-5, 1-0) won their Suburban League opener. Artesia 89, Bellflower 32 Sequoia Crandell scored 21 points and Natasha Pruitt added 18 as the host Pioneers (7-5, 1-0) opened Suburban League play with a rout of the Bucs (0-1). Cerritos 54, Glenn 46 Kristina Polk scored 21 points to lead the host Dons (8-6, 1-0) to victory in the Suburban League opener for both teams. Sisters Brandi (21 points) and Champign Hood (16 points) led the Eagles (0-1). Gahr 65, Centennial 32 Amber Finley scored 21 points and Shannan Austin contributed 13 points as the Gladiators (10-4) rolled to an easy win in nonleague play. San Pedro 54, University 51 Sarah Rios scored 19 points and Marcey Abrons added 10 for the Pirates (3-4) in the first round of the Garfield Tournament. Carson 49, Hamilton 25 Saw-ann Bryan scored 13 points and Misherlae Wilson had 10 points as Colts (4-9) won their consolation second-round game at the Fairfax Tournament. BOYS BASKETBALL Cerritos 67, Glenn 47 Seni Moore scored 24 points to lead the host Dons (9-7, 1-0) past the Eagles (0-1) in the Suburban League opener for both teams. Mayfair 69, La Mirada 46 Senior center D.J. Egeonguiwe scored 16 points and Chris Springer added 10 for the Monsoons (8-6, 1-0) in the Suburban League opener for both teams. L.A. Adventist 45, Joel John Scholastic 2 Chlanee Johnson had 10 points and 18 rebounds for the Eagles (3-4) in a nonleague rout. GIRLS WATER POLO Los Alamitos 11, Huntington Beach 5 Erin Scully had seven goals and Allie Taylor made eight saves in the cage as the visiting Griffins (11-2, 1-0) won their Sunset League opener. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECoach Doc Rivers a “fan” from way back of Jazz’s Jordan Clarkson Magallon also moved midfielder Ruben Gonzalez to the forward spot and brought another midfielder up front as an added attacker. Of course it would be wrong to give coach all the credit. His goalkeeper, Ivan Arechiga, played a major part in stopping virtually every Bellflower shot. “He made some saves,” Magallon said of his 5-7, 130-pound goalie. “I tell him every ball you have to go at it like its the last one. That’s just the way you have to play because you know he is not the tallest in the world. But he makes up for it with a lot of heart and goes for every ball. That’s just him.” : Daniel Frias Los Alamitos 5, Fountain Valley 0 center_img “He’s a player that doesn’t get a lot of playing time. He gets it in spurts,” Maggallon said. “But I always tell my players if you go in there for a minute, be ready because you can make a difference and he made it.” Both teams battled in a well-played and hard-fought game. In overtime the Buccaneers appeared to be worn out and played more defense than offense. In the five-minute double overtime, a Bellflower defender clipped Artesia forward Jose Rios inside the box, resulting in a penalty kick that Rios converted. last_img read more

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JIMMY’S WINNING MATCHES! WE’RE IN THE ALL IRELAND FINAL!

first_imgWe’re in seventh heaven!They said we played our All Ireland final against Kerry and that the mighty Cork would stop our gallop.But the python that is the Donegal backline squeezed the life out of Cork at Croke Park this afternoon. Add to that a new found potency about the Donegal attack and now we know why people like Joe Brolly are calling us All Ireland champions in waiting.Cork matched Donegal point for point in the first half.But not for the first time Jim McGuinness’ side emerged from the dressing room with a hunger rarely seen at Croke Park.And for ten minutes they proceeded to eat Graham Canty and his team. That said Donegal squandered a huge amount of chances and should have been out of sight with ten minutes to go.Glenswilly man Neil Gallagher, so often the bridesmaid, was a tower of strength in the middle of the park.His fellow clubman showed flashes of what he can do but perhaps Michael Murphy is saving it for the final.Karl Lacey looked like he could be the new Seamus Coleman with superb on the ground control to twart attack after attack by Cork.Cork got a late glimmer of hope when they scored a goal to make it 0-16 to 1-11 in the 71st minute. To a man Donegal were working their socks off and the crowd played their part as well as Tir Conaill supporters outnumbered their opponents by three to oneWe’re there and we’re there on merit.We took the difficult route and the entire county should be proud of what we have done.Roll on September. DONEGAL: 1. P Durcan; 5. E McGee, 4. F McGlynn (0-1), 3. N McGee; 2. P McGrath, 7. A Thompson (0-1), 6. K Lacey (0-2); 8. N Gallagher, 9. R Kavanagh (0-1); 10. R Bradley, 11. L McLoone, 12. M McHugh (0-1); 15. C McFadden (0-5, two frees, one 45), 14. M Murphy (0-3, three frees), 13. P McBrearty. Subs: 19. David Walsh (0-1) for Bradley (30 mins), 17. M McElhinney (0-1) for Kavanagh (59 mins), 25. Declan Walsh for McGlynn (68 mins), 20. C Toye for McFadden (72 mins), 22. D McLaughlin for McBrearty (72 mins). Yellow card: McFadden (36 mins).CORK: 1. A Quirke; 7. N O’Leary, 4. E Cadogan, 3. M Shields; 5. P Kissane, 6. G Canty, 10. F Goold; 8. A O’Connor, 9. A Walsh (0-1); 21. C Sheehan (0-3), 11. P Kelly (0-1), 12. P Kerrigan (0-2); 19. D Goulding (0-1, free), 14. D O’Connor, 13. C O’Neill (1-3). Subs: 20. P O’Neill for Goold (half-time), 23. D O’Sullivan for A O’Connor (48 mins), 15. N Murphy for D O’Connor (56 mins). Yellow cards: Walsh (41 mins), Canty (62 mins).Referee: D Coldrick (Meath).JIMMY’S WINNING MATCHES! WE’RE IN THE ALL IRELAND FINAL! was last modified: August 27th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Crested Cranes eye early advantage in Olympics qualifiers

first_imgCrested Cranes players warming up at the National stadium in Addis Ababa before the skies went loose with heavy rains. (FUFA Photos)Tokyo 2020 CAF Women’s Olympics qualifier Ethiopia vs UgandaAddis Ababa National Stadium, Addis Ababa Wednesday, 03-04-2019 @4pmADDIS ABABA – The Crested Cranes will take on Ethiopia in the CAF Women’s Olympics qualifier at the Addis Ababa National Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.The game will be the Uganda Women National team’s first in the Olympics setup having not featured in the qualifiers before.Lately, the Women’s game has been growing in the country and it comes as no surprise that they will make an attempt at qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.Faridah Bulega and her team of 20 players flew out of the country on Tuesday morning after having a 9 day training camp at Njeru Technical Center in Jinja.They held a training session in Addis Ababa on Tuesday afternoon but it was cut short due to heavy downpour.Amongst the team, there are three professional footballers who joined them in Njeru.Sandra Nabweteme and Yudaya Nakayenze who ply their trade in the US and Kazakhstan based Fazila Ikwaput.Nabweteme is one of the three professionals in the team.The three are expected to be pivotal if Uganda will be able to get anything tangible in the first game on Wednesday.What they are saying before the game:Sandra Nabweteme, Crested Cranes forward.“I feel happy to join the team. We want to get a very good result here to take back home for the return leg.“The players in camp are confident and ready to deliver come Wednesday.“We shall work as a team and take responsibility of representing our country at all times.Faridah Bulega, Crested Cranes head coach.“Apart from the rains that disorganized our training plans, the rest is very fine.“We have had good preparations for the fixture and I have a lot of trust in this team.“We want to make this chance count a lot towards development of football in Uganda.The winner between Uganda and Ethiopia on aggregate will play Cameroon at the next qualifying stage.Africa has one and half slots at the Olympics with the overall winner of the qualifiers earning a direct ticket while the runner up will play a playoff game against a team from South America.The last time the two teams met was at the 2018 Women’s CECAFA Championship in Rwanda, a game that Uganda won 2-1.The squad that is currently in Ethiopia:Goalkeepers:Ruth Aturo (UCU Lady Cardinals), Daisy Nakaziro (Lady Doves).Defenders:Shadia Nankya (Uganda Martyrs High School Rubaga), Aisha Namukisa (Kampala Queens), Viola Namuddu (Makerere-She MAK),  Yudaya Nakayenze (Siminole State College, USA),  Grace Aluka (Kawempe Muslem SS Ladies FC), Marion Amangat (Olila High School).Midfeilders:Phionah Nabbumba (Ajax Queens), Tracy Jones Akiror (Kawempe Muslem SS Ladies FC),  Shamilah Nalujja (Isra Academy), Fauziah Najjemba (Isra Academy), Lilian Mutuuzo (Kampala Queens),  Ritah Nabbosa (Lady Doves).Strikers:Juliet Nalukenge (Kawempe Muslem SS Ladies FC), Hasifa Nassuna (UCU Lady Cardinals), Zainah Namuleme (Kampala Queens), Resty Nanziri (Kampala Queens), Sandra Nabweteme (Southwestern Oklahoma State University, USA) and Fazila Ikwaput (BIIK Kazygurt, Kazakhstan).Comments Tags: crested cranesfaridah bulegaSandra NabwetemeTokyo 2020 CAF Women’s Olympics qualifiertoplast_img read more

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Watch: 49ers’ George Kittle displays incredible show of strength

first_imgComing off a record-breaking season, there’s understandably a lot of weight on 49ers tight end George Kittle’s shoulders.But as anyone who’s seen the latest viral video of Kittle realizes, it’s nothing he can’t handle.While working out with Alpha 1 Training in Nashville, Tenn, the Pro Bowler appears ready to build upon last year when he set the NFL record for tight ends with 1,377 receiving yards.Kittle, who was training with teammates Trent Taylor and C.J. Beathard as well as some other …last_img read more

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Coach Your Salespeople to Be Their Best (A Note to the Sales Manager)

first_img Essential Reading! Get my 2nd book: The Lost Art of Closing “In The Lost Art of Closing, Anthony proves that the final commitment can actually be one of the easiest parts of the sales process—if you’ve set it up properly with other commitments that have to happen long before the close. The key is to lead customers through a series of necessary steps designed to prevent a purchase stall.” Buy Now You need to coach your team to deliver its very best performance. Sometimes you are going to have an all-star team, a team that sets records and exceeds anyone’s expectations—even their own. Sometimes you will have a team with less talent than you need, and sometimes you will have a team that is a little better than average.Your job is to coach your team to the best performance that team is capable of. This means you coach each individual to deliver the best performance they are capable of producing.Their Best Is Their BestIt is important to remember that you want the best performance you can possibly get from each of your salespeople.Some of your salespeople will be capable of far more than they deliver, and you are going to have to push them to give you the performance they are capable of delivering. They’re better than most even when they are coasting so they never break a sweat.Others will have little natural ability but will work like the devil to put up numbers. They don’t need pushed; they need help getting the skills and the situational knowledge.You coach each individual to deliver their best performance, remembering that their best performance isn’t the same as another salesperson’s best performance.Turning In Your Best PerformanceFrom quarter to quarter, from year to year, you and your team have to turn in the best performance that you possibly can.Some years, you may set records because that was what your team was capable of producing. Other years you won’t produce record sales, but you still may turn in the best performance possible from the team you fielded. You might even have a year where your group of underdogs misses setting the record, but puts forth the effort that makes them your all-time favorite sales team for outperforming everyone’s expectations.This post isn’t about making excuses for losses or missed quarters (or Heaven forbid, missed years). What it is about instead is the fundamental idea that you coach each of your players to deliver their best performance, and by doing so, you deliver the best performance that team was capable of producing. That is your job as a sales manager and coach. And if you do that much, things will turn out better than you expected.QuestionsHow do you coach each individual to deliver their best performance?How do you give each of your salespeople what they need in order to give you their best performance?How does coaching each individual rep help you to deliver your best performance as their manager-coach?Can you deliver your best performance as a manager-coach if some of your team members don’t? How do you get them to understand their role on the team?last_img read more

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Contract limit for jobless engineers raised in Maharashtra

first_imgWith an eye on next year’s elections, the Maharashtra government has announced fresh sops and financial assistance for jobless engineers and defunct power looms across the State. The government on Friday increased contract limits for jobless engineers from the existing ₹75 lakh to ₹1.50 crore, increasing empanelment limits to 20 years from the existing 10 and five in various categories, officials confirmed. “Some departments have been individually giving works worth up to ₹75 lakh to unemployed engineers. This has been extended to all departments, with an increased limit of ₹1.5 crore in several categories. For these departments, too, we have set up an empanelment limit of five and ten years which has now been increased to 20 years,” said Sachin Chivate, under secretary, Maharashtra Government. Earlier this year, at a convocation ceremony at IIT- Bombay, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged engineering institutions to focus more on quality rather than quantity of students for research in cutting-edge science and technology, with focus on national priorities. Mr. Modi had said the country is producing over seven lakh engineers every year but not all of them are graduating with the right set of skills. For the small scale industries and cooperatives working in the textile sector, the State has announced an interest on loan subsidy for struggling power looms. The scheme was formally announced by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union Minister Smriti Irani while inaugurating the PowerTex India Schemes in 43 cities earlier this year. “We have opened a new budget head for providing funds for the scheme this year,” said a textile department official.last_img read more

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