The Art of Living organization has signed a MoU with the Government of Sikkim for further upgradation of the skill development sector in the State.
The MoU exchange program was held today between the Art of Living organization and the Skill Development department, Government of Sikkim, in the special presence of chief secretary S.C. Gupta, a press release informs.
The MoU was exchanged between secretary, Skill Development department, Karma Namgyal Bhutia, and trustee, Sri Sri Rural Development Program (SSRDP) Trust, Deepak Sharma.
The program had the presence of senior officers of the Skill Development department and representatives of the Art of Living organization.
As per the MoU, the Art of Living organization will take up the revitalization of ITI’s of Sikkim with digital age infrastructures and training for both trainees and trainers, supplementing curriculum with essential life and entrepreneurial skills.
The Art Of Living Organization Development Plans
The organization will initially take up the upgradation of the ITI Centres at Rangpo and Gyalshing. After the initial intervention in areas like training in electrical and solar energy, the organization will lend their expertise in other skill areas, the releases informs.
During the meeting, trustee, SSRDP, Deepak Sharma also discussed with the chief secretary about other development projects the organization proposes to take up in Sikkim. Sharma also apprised the chief secretary about the Himalaya Unnati Mission (HUM), a unique initiative of the Art of Living Organisation to protect, foster and resurrect the Himalayas, the release mentions.
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