Akash Sanjay Patki

126 Akash Patki_Chhattisgarh_Narayanpur

Placed at:   Narayanpur, Chhattisgarh

Education:BE Electronics and Telecommunication, Government College of Engg. Amravati, MH

Prior work experience:
Worked with Pratham Education Foundation, better known as PRATHAM for Year and half as a National Content Team Member and Master Trainer for Mathematics. I was working under POS (Pratham Open School) project designed to integrate school dropout girls into Formal education by helping them complete their matriculation through Opes Schooling . The project was spanned around 7 states and I was responsible for Training and assessment of State Resource Team, Faculty and Tutors

Prior to that, I was associated with Prayas-Sevankur in various projects including Foundation Course for Competitive Examination.[-3 month’s interactive course for Undergraduate students designed to provide sociological perspective to the aspirants]
Key work during fellowship

Issue:

Poor infrastructure for training, weak Vocational Training Providers, Mismanagement of Training funds, poor educational standards of trainees, poor retention, No employment linkage after training

What was done:

  • As a Nodal officer for Skill Development in the District the strategy was
  •  Strengthening of government training institutes in the district
  •  streamlining the training programs in the district
  •  establishment of local self employment units through cooperatives
  •  tapping local potential for self employments and linking it with training like – bamboo jewellery, tikhur etc
  •  linking the professional/skill training programme with the formal education so that the youth is better placed in the open market of employment and self employment.
  •  Open schooling of drop out youth among the trainees through Vivekanand Yuva Protsahan Yojana
  •  Placement linkages in training programs at livelihood college and organising Job fair and Linking them with MUDRA LOAN.

Impact:

  • Establishment of Livelihood college, training about 150 candidates in one year
  • Starting of bamboo cooperative :Narayanpur Mart” helping about 50 families
  • Starting Tikhur production helping about 50 tribal forest dependent families
  • 15 girls appearing and studying for open schooling through livelihood college
  • Placement of 100+ candidates
  • Mudra Loans were Sanctioned to 16 trained candidates from Livelihood College for Self employment.