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Samrat Dasgupta
Consultant Freelancer - Skill development projects , International NGO, BFSI
Kolkata, West Bengal
A skill development sector Specialist bringing in expertise and experience in spearheading large skill training operations, teams, Industry collaborations, Leverages and CSR projects. Have lead regional operations and large teams.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural, Urban
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy
  • Fundraising, Business Development, Grants Writer
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
  • Private Sector, Corporate Social Responsibility
Professional Experience:
My experience and expertise would be in the field of:

1. Building and managing large teams;
2. Managing regional operations for skill development;
3. Mobilisation, Curriculum development, Due diligence;
4. Quality audit, Batch review, Monitoring & evaluation;
5. Placement & Industry collaboration;
6. Post placement audit, social impact analysis and reports.

I bring in 14+ years of experience with 1st 6 years in banking & NBFC and the next 8+ years in skill development programs and CSR projects. I have managed zonal operations (E2E) and have lead big teams.

#I am good with trouble shooting following challenges:

1. Mobilisation numbers
2. Batch quality
3. Placement gap
4. Partner sign ups
5. Challenge in getting industry connect, arranging guest faculty and campus drives.
I am commerce graduate who has also done diploma on Project management from Narsimonjee University. I am also an ILO certified entrepreneurship coach.
Affiliations and Achievements:
1. The only nominated and sponsored member of my organisation to attend the prestigious (residential) program by International Labour Organisation (ILO) on entrepreneurship named Start & Improve Your own Business (SIYB).

2. Certified entrepreneurship coach (by ILO)

3. Headed a training project under Star (AASCI), training 3000 tea plantation worker with minimal education. Received an appreciation certificate from tea board on having a 97% pass ratio.

4. In my last organisation, 5 beneficiaries from my zone who were personally trained by my team under my supervision, were selected to meet the president and Rashtrapati Bhawan and also deliver a small speech describing their journey. They delivered the same at the presidential hall to the honourable President of India and other dignitaries.

5. I was a part of creating and launching a brand named Zivakara, which is an online portal for textile product. These textile products were done by groups who were formed, trained and mentored by my team and me. The entire training and development of this group and managing production operations was lead by me.

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    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Hindi, Bengali
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