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Centre to groom army of Green warriors

The Centre has decided to train unemployed youths in rural areas as environment warriors and impart them with skills.

Published: 21st September 2017 08:50 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd September 2017 08:22 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: With waste management and air pollution becoming a major problem across the country, the Centre has decided to train unemployed youths in rural areas as environment warriors and impart them with skills to enhance their employment opportunities.

The idea is to train youths under the skill development mission in areas ranging from management of municipal waste, biomedical waste, maintenance of air pollution equipments and sewage treatment plants. The Central Pollution Control Board under the Ministry Of Environment And Forests has invited proposals form organisations for conducting training programme under National Skill Development Mission to unemployed youths all over the country so as to enhance employment opportunities.

The three-months training programme in field of management and maintenance of environment equipments will be conducted for youths the in age group of 18-30 years, having passed Class XII.



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