Jushi Baruah, who once worried about her family's survival, is now a proud industrial engineer in the IT department who plays an important role in the entire production system. She got trained at VTC, Chabua and later started working as a sewing machine operator at Cotton Blossom in Tirrupur, Tamil Nadu. She aspires to be an entrepreneur and to assist youths of her native place in the future
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.
-Semoni Bauri and Bijuli Karmakar
After receiving a training to sensitize women about menstrual hygiene, I am now leading the awareness drive in my community. I am deeply satisfied as I am acting as an agent of change. Though superstitious beliefs are common but gradually women are now adopting use of sanitary napkin.
Rungamuttee Tea Estate
Dimbeshwar Rabha has been a part of an integral project – ‘Small Farm Integration for Sustainable Agriculture and Improved Access to Market’ – funded by Tata Trust. The impact that resonates through his project cuts across the three very important aspects of socio-economic mobility keeping in mind environmental sustainability. He has been able to create a team who has acquired his knowledge management skills regarding multiple cropping and demonstration of farming along with the most relevant mode of business – in black pepper and turmeric.
APPITI, Rowta Electrician trade trainees had recently taken up a project of preparing a model of automatic water level controller. Enthused by the management staff and the trainers, the team of trainees have designed the model by using relay, step down transformer, diode, coil with plunger set, indicate lamp and a switch for manual controlling purposes.
Urbashi Doley, Daughter of Lakhya Nath Doley comes from a very interior village of Sialhute, Dhemaji. She belongs to a poor family where the members barely managed to have three meals a day. Being the eldest daughter of the family she had the responsibility of helping her father. She then joined DDU-GKY at VTC, Chabua and successfully completed the course. After completion of the training she was placed at Royal Classic Mills, Tirrupur, Tamil Nadu and promoted as a supervisor. Now she is very happy to support her father in taking care of her family.
Belonging from a border area of Arunachal and Assam, Pinky was very shy girl who was not at all confident in communicating in English. But she had a will to do something in her life. Inspite of her weakness in English she dared to join the Customer Care Executive Course at Chubwa, worked hard to improve her communication skills. A transformed Pinky joined Miniacs, Kolkata post completion of her training. Now she is a confident employee of Tech Mahindra.
Mithu Sonowal, hails from rural area of Chabua. Financial constraints have been the challenge she and her family has faced since long. It was she who decided to develop skill through training and become an earning member to ease the financial burden of her father. She underwent the DDU-GKY Sewing Machine Operator Training at Chubwa and was soon employed at Royal Classic Mills, Tirrupur, Tamil Nadu. Her sincerity at work earned her the position of a supervisor within few months of work. But destinty had different plans for her.