Workshop on “Rural Development and Youth” inaugurated in JNRM


Port Blair, Jan 05: A three days Training of Trainers (ToT) Program on ‘ Rural Development and Youth’ organized by Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), Sriperumbudur in collaboration with JNRM began here today at Jawaharlal Nehru Rajkeeya Mahavidyalaya.
While delivering in the inaugural address Prof. Madan Mohan Goel, Director, RGNIYD said that to ensure placements, reduce poverty and pollution (3P), we need to promote proper, productive and practical (3P) use of hands, head and heart (3H) as real education in India including rural areas. “The higher voting rate in rural areas with more per capita consumption and income than urban areas reveals strengthened democracy which is good indicator but deserves to be made better, the Director, RGNIYD opined. To eliminate (not alleviate only) rural poverty, we need to adopt concrete plan of action for the careless and useless manpower who are to be made careful and useful to the society, he added.
Prof. Inderjeet Singh Sodhi, Professor (Public Administration) and Head, Department of Local Governance, RGNIYD, focused on various programmes and schemes of Rural Development as well as capacity building of Rural development and also about the 3 days ToT Programme in brief.
Earlier, Dr. N. Francis Xavier, Principal of JNRM, welcomed the guests present on the occasion. Dr.Swapan Kumar Biswas, Associate Professor and local coordinator of the ToT, proposed vote of thanks to all the dignitaries, delegates and participants.

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