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Odisha government will giveentrepreneurship training to at least 10,000 youths

Bhubaneswar:14/5/17:The state government is all set to impart entrepreneurship training to at least 10,000 youths in this fiscal. This has been decided at a high-level meeting chaired by micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) minister Prafulla Samal on Saturday.

Samal, who took over as the MSME Minister recently, said his department would lay emphasis on entrepreneurship development as it will help to generate both employment and revenue.

More than 9.65 lakh youths registered with various employment exchanges of the state government were waiting for job by end of 2016. By December 31, more than 1.6 lakh graduates, 14,353 postgraduates, 42,434 trained youths remained jobless, said a departmental source. Maximum job aspirants were intermediate (3,35,395), followed by matriculates (2,31,857).

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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