Chihanring Kashung

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Placed at:   Hailakandi, Assam

Education:

  • Masters in Social Entrepreneurship, Tata Institute of Social sciences (TISS), Mumbai.
  • B.A. (Economics), Wilson college, Mumbai.

Prior work experience:

  • Worked in FINO PayTech Ltd. for 3 years as Assistant Manager.

Key work during fellowship

Issue:

  • Poor district performance in MNREGA.

What was done:

  • Worked extensively in the field as a Master trainer and Charge Officer during labour budget preparation of MNREGA through participatory planning processes.

Impact:

  • Increase in total labour budget for MNREGA by 55% in the district and increased awareness about the programme among the people.