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Friday, April 6, 2012

NGO's work on rural employment hailed

Dehradun, April 5
Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education’s Director General VK Bahuguna today visited Shyampur village to witness the activities of Bagwan Gramodhyog Samiti, an NGO working in the field of rural employment generation through self-help groups.
The office-bearers of the samiti briefed the team about the activities being carried out by the samiti in the villages. Dr Bahuguna appreciated the activities of the samiti and held that latest research findings of the ICFRE institutes should be used by such NGOs to promote the rural development in the villages.
Bahuguna took the opportunity to disclose that a scheme will be launched with the help of the samiti to promote self-employment generation activities such as mushroom farming, vermicompost, bakery and farming of Manduwa. He also held that the NGO should concentrate on income generation along with health improvement of the communities. 

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