“GOAL (Going Online As Leaders)” programme has been launched by the Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Shri Arjun Munda for Digital Skilling of Tribal Youth. The Going Online As Leaders (GOAL) is a joint initiative of Facebook India with Ministry of Tribal affairs.
The GOAL programme aims to offer mentorship to tribal youth via digital mode and intends to act as a catalyst to explore hidden talents of the tribal youth. This will led to the personal development of the tribal youth and will also add to all-round upliftment of their society.
The program has a target to empower 5,000 tribal youths in the present phase in order to harness the full potential of digital platforms as well as tools to understand new ways of doing business, explore and connect with domestic and international markets. There will be 1 mentor for 2 mentees in the programme which aims to enable the Scheduled Tribe (ST) youth in remote areas to utilize digital platforms for sharing their dreams and talent with their mentors.
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