(The Gist of PIB) Going Online as Leaders [NOVEMBER-2019]
Going Online as Leaders
Union Minister of Tribal Affairs announced the second phase of Going Online as Leaders (GOAL).
Going Online as Leaders (GOAL) is a Facebook program in association with Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
It was launched in March 2019.
It aims at inspiring, guiding and encouraging tribal girls from across India to become village-level digital young leaders for their communities.
GOAL connects underprivileged young tribal women with senior expert mentors in the areas of business, fashion and arts to learn digital and life skills.
In the second phase, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and Facebook together will digitally mentor 5000 young women in India’s tribal dominated districts. The program will include weekly one-to-one mentoring sessions, focused on digital literacy, entrepreneurship and online safety.