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Timken Foundation to set up ethno medicine and mahua flower centre


High level delegation meet CM, govt assures full support 

Ranchi, March 18: A delegation of world leading tapered bearing manufacturing company, Timken  India Limited chairman cum managing  Sanjay Koul and treasurer of Timken Foundation of Canton, US Henry H Timken met Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren.

The nearly half-an-hour meeting on Saturday at the chief minister’s chamber in Jharkhand Assembly secretariat had the Timken executives discussing on the work being done by Timken India Limited and Timken Foundation for the development of the tribal community in Jharkhand.

The delegation informed Chief Minister that Timken India Limited having its plant at Jamshedpur and Timken Foundation,  have done many development works in the tribal areas around Jamshedpur especially helping in construction of schools and colleges.

 At the same time, discussions were held with the Chief Minister to give a comprehensive look to tribal development in other districts of Jharkhand as well.

They assured the Chief Minister to actively participate in the development of the state and the tribals in the state. Along with this, a detailed discussion was held regarding the establishment of Mahua Flower Institute and National Institute of Ethno Medicine in the state in collaboration with Torang Trust whose president Vasvi Kiro was also present during the meeting.

It was informed that a job-oriented training school for tribal students would be opened at Potka in East Singhbhum district.

The chief minister assured of all possible help on behalf of the state government in setting up the training school for tribal students and also for the projects of ethno medicine and mahua flower institute.

A delegation of Jharkhand Folk Artists Association also met the Chief Minister and handed over a memorandum on early starting of the ambitious schemes made for the protection and promotion of art and culture.

Jharkhand Folk Artists Association President Banphool Nayak and other executive committee members were part of the delegation.

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