Rural youth told to take training at Youth Training Centre
Stating that Youth Training Centre (YTC) is the best training centres in the State for tribal youth to get jobs in both government and private...
Yellandu (Kothagudem): Stating that Youth Training Centre (YTC) is the best training centres in the State for tribal youth to get jobs in both government and private sectors, Tribal Welfare Department Commissioner Dr Christina Z Chongthu suggested the officials concerned to motivate the tribal youth in rural areas to take up the training for a bright career.
On Thursday she visited Yellandu agency mandal and inspected the youth training center. Speaking on the occasion, she said that she had observed many rural youth, who got jobs in private companies in cities, are not willing to stay there and returning to their villages. The government is giving more funds for the development of tribal people and conducting training camps in all ITDA centres. She suggested the local MLA to give priority to local tribal youth for technical jobs in Singareni Collieries Company Limited.
The Commissioner distributed Rythu Bandhu cheques at Rompade village. She told the officials to check where there are any disputes over the lands for which the cheques were being distributed under the scheme. Later she inspected red chilli plant, run by Girijan Cooperative Corporation.
Earlier the Commissioner discussed with Pamela Satpathy, Integrated Tribal Development Agency Project Officer, about the implementation of welfare schemes in the agency area. She also discussed the status of various programmes under ITDA, Bhadrachalam with local MLA K Kanakaiah.
Deputy Director CH Rammurthy, Executive Engineer (TW) Swamy, Statical Officer David Raju, JDM Harikrishna, DT Srinivas accompanied the Commissioner on her tour. As per of her tour, Tribal Welfare Department Commissioner Dr Christina Z Chongthu visited rural villages and observed the implementation of Rythu Bandhu Scheme. Interacting with a farmer at Tekulapally, a remote village, she asked their opinion on the scheme, to which he thanked the government for the financial help.
Later Christina discussed with the local officials about distribution of cheques and pattadar passbooks and pending ones also. MLA Kanakaiah and ZPTC Lakkineni Surendra were along the Commissioner. The tribal women welcomed Commissioner Christina as per their traidion at Bodu village on Thursday.