Rajeev Chandrasekhar Reached Zunheboto, First Union Minister to Visit Nagaland, in Last 40 Years


Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Chandrasekhar visited Zunheboto in Nagaland on Monday. He became the first Union minister to do so in four decades. Chandrashekhar, who is on a three-day visit to Nagaland, traveled nine hours by road from Dimapur. After this he reached this hill town.

Rajeev Chandrashekhar met the officials of Zunheboto district administration and asked them to develop a district skill development plan so that local needs are identified and create jobs and entrepreneurship opportunities. He said that our emphasis should be on making optimum use of local resources and minimizing migration to urban centres.

The Minister also reviewed the implementation of the schemes of the Central Government. He urged the officers that every voice should be heard till the last person gets the benefit of the schemes. Every complaint should be resolved as envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Rajeev Chandrashekhar also met the beneficiaries of Central Government Schemes at Zunheboto and Wokha. People told the minister how their life had improved. “On occasions like these, I feel really proud and privileged to be a minister in the Modi government,” the minister tweeted.

Chandrashekhar also held meetings with BJP leaders and workers. He shared the Prime Minister’s vision for a New India based on Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas and Sabka Prasad. Chandrasekhar later visited the Sumi Baptist Church in Zunheboto and offered prayers. It is known as the largest Baptist church in Asia.