The DDU-GKY Cell organized the first CXO meet at SIRD, Nongsder, Ri Bhoi District

Shillong, June 27: The Deen Dayal Upadhya Grameen Kaushalya Yojna (DDU-GKY) Cell, SIRD, Nongsder, Ri Bhoi District in association with different Project Implementing Agencies (PIAs) mobilizers organized the first CXO meet in the State of Meghalaya at District Library Auditorium Hall Nongpoh, Ri Bhoi District today the 27th June for rural poor unemployed youths of the district.

The programme was inaugurated by Shri H.K Thabah, EAC in the presence of Smti G.S Lyndem, Chief Operating Officer of DDU-GKY, Shri J.K Lohani, State Programme Manager Finance DDU-GKY, Shri L.Dkhar, State Programme Manager Skills and others.

The programme was participated by the youths, headmen, Gramsevak of the District C&RD Blocks and others.This programme has been conducted with an aim to ensure good industry connect for unemployed youths of the district.

The official of the DDU-GKY Cell SIRD highlighted on the motives of the DDU-GKY which was launched by the government of India. It is a skill development programme which focused on rural BPL youth to inject employable skills and transform lives. The DDU-GKY is also targeted at rural youth from poor families with an inclusive agenda, 50% for SC/ST, 33% for women, 15% for minorities  and 3% for persons with disabilities. The vision of the DDU-GKY is also to transform rural poor youth into an economically independent and globally relevant workforce.

Furthermore informed that the state government in association with different PIAs such as Apollo Medskills Ltd Guwahati and Shillong Centre, NIAM Educational Foundation, Nongsder Ri Bhoi District, Donbosco Youth Mision & Educational Services Boko Assam Mendal and West Goro hills, CARDIAC Reseach & Education Foundation at Tura and Nongsder, ICA Edu Skills Pvt. Ltd at Kahilipara Guwahati are running training centres in the sectors of Blood Bank Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, Dialysis Technician, Sewing Machiene Operator BPO voice and BPO – non voice, Hospitality Assistant, Food & Beverage Service-Steward, Pharmacy Assistant, Front line Health worker, Home Health Aide, Beauty Therapy & Hair Stying etc.

The duration of training will be ranging from three months to twelve months and after training , the trained candidates will be placing in companies as per their skills. The official of the DDU-GKY also informed that the age limit for the registered candidates will be from 18years to 35years and educational qualification is class VIII passed and above.

Mr  H.K Thabah while delivering his speech lauded and appreciated the initiatives taken by the government for the better livelihood of the unemployed youths. He informed that DDU-GKY is providing a free skills training and free lodging for trainees, thereby he called upon the unemployed youth of the district  to take this opportunity and register themselves for training in any sector according to their skills and he also appeals  the headmen, parents to convey the message to other youths  about the partnership building with companies for placement of passed trainers trained under the flagship of DDU-GKY for their prosperous future.


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