Dr. Ajitendra Kumar

Placed at:   Sukma, Chhattisgarh

Education: bachelor of homoeopathic medicine and surgery from dr. b.r. sur homoeopathic medical college, hospital and research institute, government of delhi and master of health administration from tata institute of social sciences, mumbai

Prior work experience:

  • Dr. Kumar has worked as a medical practitioner and has been involved in organizing health camps and imparting training. He has worked in the tribal areas to understand the problems of health care delivery at the grass roots level.
    Key work during fellowship

Issue:

  • Lack of opportunities for youths to channelize their energy into positive action.

What was done:

  • Situational Analysis for problems of youths conducted.
    Convergence of schemes like NRLM, IAP, BRGF, ITDP, &NULM.
    Partnership and negotiation with organizations done for inviting them to Sukma. Career Mela’s and youth fair organized.
    Promotion of entrepreneurship and incubation support.

Impact:

  • More than 1500 trained and successfully placed with 75% retention, Emergence of a new generation of entrepreneurs.
    Aspiration level and perspective towards life of youth has changed.
    Chief Minister and Former Rural development Minister appreciated the work and Scaling the initiative across state.

 

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