MSRLM signs MoU with 11 PIAs of DDU-GKY

MSRLM signs MoU with 11 PIAs of DDU-GKY
Officials of MSRLM and DDU-GKY during the signing of MoU on Monday. (NP)
Correspondent IMPHAL, Dec 17 | Publish Date: 12/17/2018 11:52:48 AM IST

Manipur State Rural Livelihoods Mission (MSRLM) has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with 11 project implementing agencies (PIAs) of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) on Monday.

With the signing of the MoU, the 11 new PIAs will train state’s youth in the field of healthcare, hospitality, documentation, apparel sector, beauty and wellness, hair styling, tourism, retail sector, electrical sector and provide job placement.  

Speaking on the occasion, Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh informed that Centre has allocated a target of 10, 518 rural poor youths from across all the districts of the state to be trained under the DDU-KGY.

Six PIAs had already started providing training to youths in various trades, he added. 

Singh explained that the projects under DDU-GKY are market linked and implemented in Public- Private-Partnership (PPP) mode. 

The involvement and partnership between civil society organizations, educational institutions, apex skill partners and regulating organizations ensured that the DDU-GKY can leverage on the strengths of all and achieve transformation, he added. 

“It is a very good programme for our poor and rural youths,” the chief minister said and appealed the youths of the state to avail the opportunities.

On the occasion, chief minister and other dignitaries distributed certificates to some youths who had undergone training in food and beverage sector and also got placement in reputed firms outside the state.


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