Nagaland launches livelihood generation programme for returnees

Collage image of publicity material for the livelihood programme for returnees launched by Nagaland Government on September 28.
Collage image of publicity material for the livelihood programme for returnees launched by Nagaland Government on September 28.

Morung Express News
Kohima | September 28

The Nagaland Government on September 28 launched a livelihood generation programme for those returning to the state due to COVID-19 pandemic. 

Christened as the “Livelihood Generation Programme for Returned Migrant Workers due to Covid-19 pandemic,” the dedicated online portal for the programme was officially launched by  State’s Advisor for Industries & Commerce, Labour & employment, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Imnatiba, at Nagaland Civil Secretariat Conference  Hall, Kohima. 

The North Eastern Council (NEC) funded scheme, among others, promised to provide awareness and re-orientation programme, capacity building session, re-skilling of identified beneficiaries and seed money or monetary assistance. 

Accordingly, the step-by-step registration for returnees for the livelihood generation programme has been activated at the dedicated portal hosted on Nagaland’s Industries & Commerce department website. The registrations are open from September 28 till October 7 on. 

As per the portal, the eligibility criteria for the programme are:

1. The returnee should be an Indigenous Migrant Worker from Nagaland. 
2. The returnee should have registered with the State COVID-19 returnees’ portal.
 3. The Migrant worker Returnee should have reached Nagaland via Special Train, Airway, or Roadway between May 22 - August 6, 2020. 
4. The Migrant Worker Returnee should have release documents or certificate from the assigned Quarantine Centres.
 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER: