Rural Development Minister interacts with candidates at Himayat Alumni Meet
The Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) organised an interactive session for candidates trained and placed under the Himayat programme on 30 September, 2012 in Mohali, Chandigarh.
Shri Jairam Ramesh, Minister of Rural Development, Government of India and Shri Shivraj Patil, Governor - Punjab and Administrator of Union Territory of Chandigarh graced the occasion as chief guests.
Also present at the event were dignitaries from MoRD, GoI and senior officials from Punjab and Haryana Government. While addressing the candidates, Shri Jairam Ramesh announced that over 1,700 candidates have been placed across Ludhiana, Delhi and Gurgaon, noting the 'winds of change' in the Valley.
Shri Shivraj Patil also encouraged the participants to venture out towards employment opportunities, greater economic independence and empowerment.
Jairam Ramesh interacts with candidates at Himayat Alumni Meet