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  • Youth congregation under ASRLM in Kamrup district on the occasion of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

    Published on August 16, 2021

     by Trishna Pegu Doley 

    GUWAHATI : Assam State Rural Livelihood Mission (ASRLM) has undertaken a set of programmes under the programme titled ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ adopted to commemorate 75 years of India’s independence. As a part of this, the Kamrup District Mission Management Unit (DMMU) today organized three Mobilisation Camps in the district under Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gramin Kaushal Yojana (DDU-GKY). The congregations were organized at the Boko, Chamaria and Rampur Block Mission Management Unit (BMMU).

    The camps were attended by the respective Block Development Officers, ASRLM employees, Community Cadres, members of Self Help Groups and rural youths. In addition, representatives of four Project Implementing Agencies (PIA), namely Quess Corporation Private Limited, Avitas India Pest Management Private Limited, Formac and Dinabandhu Foundation were present. A total of 94 rural youths participated in the gatherings. In every Camp a detailed explanation was given on the benefits for the youths under Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gramin Kaushal Yojana.

    The project implementing agencies participating in the congregations also informed the youths present, about various trades available at their centres. It may be mentioned here that Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gramin Kaushal Yojana is a youth employment scheme of the Government of India. It was launched on September 25, 2014 to help the rural poor youths to be economically self-reliant and globally relevant workforce. Youths between the age of 18-35 are covered under this scheme. DDU-GKY is a part of the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM). The youths became very enthusiastic to be aware of the scheme after attending today’s camps organized with pragmatic and constructive agenda.