New Delhi, May 15 : Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda launched the “GOAL (Going Online As Leaders)” programme of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) in partnership with Facebook at a Webinar here on Friday. MoS, M/o tribal Affairs Renuka Singh Saruta; Secretary, M/o Tribal Affairs, Deepak Khandekar and senior officers of the M/o Tribal Affairs as well as representatives of Facebook were present at the launch through a webinar.
The GOAL programme is designed to provide mentorship to tribal youth through digital mode. The digitally-enabled programme envisages acting as a catalyst to explore the hidden talents of the tribal youth, which will help in their personal development as well as contribute to all-round upliftment of their society.
Announcing the programme, Mr Munda said that Digital literacy has gained importance given challenges posed by COVID pandemic. He said that MoTA’s partnership with Facebook through GOAL programme has come at the right time to provide a platform to tribal youth and women to move ahead in life. More (UNI)