As projected by National Skill Development Corporation Department of West Bengal, in the phase of 2017 to 2022, 89 lakh youngsters will enter the working age group in the state.
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Belonging from Demaji District of Assam , Utpal has been trained as a Customer Care Exceutive (CCE) from VTC, Chubwa. He started his career post training as Customer care executive in Minacs, Kolkata later sifted to Tech. Mahindra and now is employed as a branch manager in Bercos, Gurgaon
An ambitious youth hailing from Hatiali in Dibrugarh district of Assam, Monojit undertook the Sewing Machine Operator (SMO) training at VTC, Chubwa. He was placed as industrial sewing machine operator, later joined Dixy scot as a senior supervisor and now after promotion he is working in the capacity of a Fusing Production Manager.
The training at Barefoot College in Tilonia was a very different experience for us as for the first time we travelled so far to learn. After the intense training we feel confident. Not only will it generate income for us but we will be a part of the programme in brining light to many homes in and near our community.
APPL Foundation in collaboration with Starbucks Foundation, Barefoot College and SHRI Foundation has initiated a positively impact the lives of rural Assamese women and their communities at Hathikuli. The programme addresses holistically; better health and wellness, sanitation at community level and economic Opportunity, vis à vis secondary livelihood development.