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


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.


  • 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.