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Guwahati, Assam
About 7+ years of experience in grassroots for rural development and the focus of my engagement has been around livelihoods with special focus on empowerment of women through promoting women Self Help Groups and mobilizing them into member owned and self managed institutions through capacity building and institution building.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural, Urban
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy
  • Social, Gender, Education, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
• Managing, mentoring, motivating and monitoring block level team working in it.
• Facilitating in forming Women Self Help Groups and mobilising them into member owned and self managed institutions through capacity building and handholding support.
• Facilitate livelihoods promotion and convergence through liaisoning with various line departments, banks, PRIs and NGOs.
• Review monthly progress report and prepare activity plan for the upcoming month.
• Prepare fund requirement for the block activities, claim cadre honorarium and monitor settlement of expenditure for block activities.
• Ensuring timely updation of customised MIS under DAY-NRLM for Roing-Koronu CD Block, Arunachal Pradesh.
• Representation of ArSRLM through participation in Quarterly District Level Coordination Committee Meeting and various district level convergence meetings.
Masters in Development
Azim Premji University, Bengaluru
Specialisation: Livelihoods
Field Immersion (15 days): Studied the various interventions initiated by “Avani” (NGO), Pittoragarh, Uttarakhand. Studied the socio-economic conditions of people in selected villages and understood their livelihood pattern, educational status and the reasons for youth migrating in cities.
Internship with “Jammu & Kashmir State Rural Livelihoods Mission”(JKSRLM) (45 days)- Studied their challenges in implementing DAY-NRLM in Jammu and the impact of social mobilisation process in the life of households mobilised through the mission.
Research Study (60 days) Title: “The life and work of Bodo migrants from Assam working in the city of Pune.” Guide- Neethi P.

Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development Management (PGDRDM)
National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderadabd
Internship with “Centre of Science for villages”, Wardha, Maharashtra (45 days): Studied and analysed various village patterns in selected districts of Maharashtra, conducted comparative study on Dairy Co-operatives and prepared a village development proposal along with the community.
Affiliations and Achievements:
AAROHAN FOODS PVT. Ltd. Guwahati, Assam – Piggery Value Chain, Roing August 2019 – Present
Through Aarohan Foods Pvt. Ltd. we facilitated SHG members on the importance of hygienic shelter for pig, nutrition, water intake, vaccination, processing and packaging of pig meat, etc. They introduced customised silage feed which would provide adequate protein required for the pigs. Moreover, Deep Litter System Pig Sty was introduced which is low cost with minimum maintenance. They also planned for introducing Pig Health Card and supply chain of vaccines which has not yet been implemented. A pig slaughter house is also built which is yet to be completed.

CLEAN, New Delhi & TIDE, Bengaluru – Biomass Dryer Unit, Roing February 2020 - Present
Prepared a Business Plan with the SHG Members to run a drying unit. Trained them on value additon of ginger through LEDP (NABARD) and skill training on packaging of value added products. Working on FSSAI Registration.

SeSTA DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, Guwahati – FPO Promotion, Roing August 2021 - Present
Assisted in mobilising SHG Members and promoting FPO under 10000 FPO Promotion Scheme. Registered an Farmer Producers’ Company (FPC). Facilitated the SHG members under FPO Cluster in planning for the future course of action. It has been decided to link VDVKC, LEDP, Biomass Dryer in their business plan. They have decided for ginger as the primary product so while procuring machineries through VDVKC, the DPR has been prepared focusing ginger as the main product. They will be trained on ginger processing through LEDP. SeSTA Development Services will be facilitating in capacity building of Board of Directors, CEO and Accountant as well as marketing of their agriculture produce.

Available for:
  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    5-10 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, English, Hindi, Assamese and Bodo
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