Nagaland

Two Days Workshop on Weaving, Bamboo Craft, Pottery & Beadwork underway at Mokokchung

(Rtd. principal Akok Walling at the inaugural program of the 2-day workshop at Mokokchung on January 27 2021|Photo: DIPR)

Kohima, January 27 (NEx): A two day Workshop on Weaving, Bamboo Craft, Pottery & Beadwork under the Theme “Indigenous Livelihood Skills for Economic and Environmental Sustainability” is underway at Mokokchung College of Teacher Education (MCTE). The workshop will be conducted from January 27th till 28th, 2021.

The workshop is sponsored by the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Youth Development, (Programme for Development of North-East Youth through Higher Education Institutions) Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. of India.

Prof. Sibnath Deb, Director RGNIYD, the Chief Guest of the programme, thanked the Mokokchung College of Teacher Education (MCTE) for organizing such programme and said that we need to protect and preserve indigenous culture therefore, by organizing such workshop would help motivate the younger generation in preserving ones culture.

He said the key to promote indigenous livelihood skills need professionalism, proper management and identifying the right output and also mentioned that when it comes to culture, tradition and various indigenous approaches, people from the mainland have a lot to learn from the north-east people.

Meanwhile, Akok Walling (Retired Principal, Dimapur Govt. College, Nagaland), spoke on the theme “Indigenous Livelihood Skills for Economic and Environmental Sustainability” while T. Alemla Longkumer, Principal, MCTE delivered the welcome address.

(With inputs from DIPR)