NEW DELHI: Ministry of Ayush and Ministry of Rural Development has signed Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in developing skilled personnel by imparting training to rural poor youth and women for Ayush healthcare system under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya-Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY). Apart from this, a course for training of rural youth as panchakarma technicians/assistant will be started on pilot basis.
The MoU valid for three years was signed in the presence of Union Minister of Ayush, Sarbananda Sonowal and Union Minister of Panchayati Raj and Rural Development Giriraj Singh.
In his address, Sarbananda Sonowal said, “Both the ministries will collaborate in boosting the spirit of self-employment and empowerment of rural youths and women. I hope both ministries will continue to explore similar associations, where we can work together for betterment of society.”
Giriraj Singh, said, “This MoU will be a landmark in empowering women’s self-help groups and rural poor youth. Initial target is to train large number of women, which will be increased going forward.”
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya-Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) is the flagship program of the Ministry of Rural Development, GoI. As a part of the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM), DDU-GKY aims to transform rural poor youth into economically independent and globally relevant workforce.
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