Technical knowledge and awareness, a must

Khela Ram, a trainee barefoot technician, says that technical knowledge and awareness of government schemes relating to rural development is a dire need in his community.

Date issued: 06 September 2017 | Size/duration: 00:00:30

The barefoot technicians training programme works with individuals from local rural communities, training them in basic civil engineering subjects in order to to supervise and monitor rural works created under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS).

The training Programme has opened up opportunities for skilled, decent work in many rural communities while also contributing to the creation of durable and good quality works under the MGNREGS.