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Second batch of village volunteers receive certificates on completion of their training under SD and IT programme

By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 14, Feb 2017, 16:30 pm IST | UPDATED: 16, Feb 2017, 17:06 pm IST

Second batch of village volunteers receive certificates on completion of their training under SD and IT programme New Delhi: Second batch of volunteers from villages adopted by Rashtrapati Bhavan  under the 'Smart Gram' Initiative were presented certificates on completion of their training under Skill development and Internship training programme at a function held in Rashtrapati Bhavan today.

After presenting the certificates, Secretary to the President, Smt. Omita Paul said that the experiment of training in traditional systems of medicine at Rashtrapati Bhavan has resulted in a kind of movement focusing on AYUSH which is spreading.

Already five batches of trainees have successfully completed their training at the AYUSH Wellness Clinic in Rashtrapati Bhavan.  With the aim of giving relief to patients, efforts have also been made to connect traditional systems of medicines with the allopathic system.  

She urged the   trainees to always have an open mind and remember that learning is a lifelong process.  She also hoped that the training would not only benefit the volunteers but also the people of the villages where they came from.

Volunteers from villages of Dhaula, Alipur, Harchandpur and Rojka Meo were imparted training for sixty days in traditional systems of medicine.  

Red Cross Society also provided First Aid training and the National Skill Development Corporation collaborated with Rashtrapati Bhavan with regard to Recognition of Prior Learning.  

A total of five batches have been successfully trained at AYUSH Wellness Clinic of Rashtrapati Bhavan so far, of which those who received certificates today were the second batch of trained volunteers from villages adopted by Rashtrapati Bhavan.