Pushkar Pahwa

194 Pushkar_Pahwa

Placed at:   Purulia, West Bengal

Education: BE in Electronics & Communication Engineering, Thapar University Patiala

Prior work experience:

  • Worked for 1 year 3 months with Idea Cellular Ltd (Delhi Circle) as Assistant Manager (Network Operations).
    One key work during fellowship
    Issue:
  • District administration’s neglect of remote villages had lead to their backwardness & poor access to government services.

What was done:

  • Benefit distribution camp organized with participation of all the line departments as a trust building exercise.
    Short term objective of providing hassle free access to government services like pension, scholarships, SC/ST certificate etc.
    Long term objective of exploring alternate sources of livelihood in partnership with the community & providing all weather connectivity, access to clean water & electricity by close follow up with the line departments at block & district level.

Impact:

  • 15 ST certificates issued on the spot in one of the camps & 207 ST forms issued, the certificates against which will be issued soon.
    147 persons have been registered for KCC at one of the camp for KCC registration.
    A vaccination & de-worming camp was organised by Animal Resource Department under which 78 cattle, 122 Goat ship, 99 poultry & 17 ducks have been provided withg veternary care.
    Readily available relief material such as saree, children’s garments, football & volleyball has been provided at the camp for trust building.
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