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PM On Slow rate of Skills Development

Full Post can be read at Indian Education Review http://www.indiaeducationreview.com/news/skill-development-initiatives-progress-slow-pm Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that the infrastructure of skill-development of young people is in a slow progress. He said that youth employment is a “high-priority agenda” of his government presently. He was speaking at the 44th session of Indian Labour Conference. “Youth employment […]

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So many choices, so little support…

Who am I? What should I opt for after class 10th? What would be right for my future? Which college……….which profession………………..what kind of salary????????????????? Aaargh….OH GOD!!!! So many questions arising in the mind of a 15 yr old, it is difficult. How to find an answer? This was the situation with each one of us […]

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Que Sera Sera, whatever will be, will be…..The future’s not ours to see…..

In ETASHA, yes we can….please don’t think that we have started a programme in “Future Telling”.  I am talking about a session on Vision and Goals…. Just to explain a little more……. this concept is conducted over 3 sessions. Meenakshi, thanks for introducing this concept timely! I’m sure Anindita, Arjumand and Aparna would agree with […]

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Cheered Spirits

Thirty odd people from all age groups were standing right outside the Nehru Place Metro Station on a cold wintery morning. The excitement was plentiful, and between them they were putting turbans and flowers on their heads while also distributing flags amongst themselves. It was 7:00 in the morning; the few bystanders glanced curiously at […]

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The proposal, disposal Theorem

Not everything goes according to plan. That has been man’s biggest problem since his inception. You plan one thing and then it metamorphoses into a completely different situation. I’m starting with such an immensely deep thought to just share a few of the lighter moments of our classes These are instances from our various classes […]

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Airtel Delhi Half Marathon

Faculty and friends of ETASHA are running in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon and Great Delhi Run on November 27th to raise funds to train 100 young women as teachers at ETASHA IGNOU Community College in Madanpur Khadar, a cluster of slum colonies in South Delhi. Girls will train in one of the following programs: […]

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The placement Challenges- A post from our placement team, Mini Bhargava

The group of youngsters we are dealing with are of the lower socio – economical status, they have many dreams & the motivation to fulfill them but lack the means & awareness to chalk out a path which will lead them to achieving their goals.  All they need is a guiding hand & encouragement that […]

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The Rush – Reflections by Arjumand

My journey with Etasha started 3 years ago but even now with every new batch and each new trainee my heart starts beating faster & a new feeling of excitement rushes into my blood as if it’s my first day and first batch. I have thought several times to put in all my experiences to […]

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Identifying New Sparks- HT Shopper

Identifying New Sparks Prasid Banerjee 07/10/2011 The Etasha Society recently organised a certificate ceremony to mark the successful completion of vocational and employability skills programme by their trainees from slums. Founded in 2006, Etasha has been working to provide vocational training, employability skills and formal economy placement to the underprivileged and disadvantaged youth in India. […]

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The Foundation – Nidhi Awasthi’s Experience

Six months at ETASHA calls for a celebration. CELEBRATION!!!! Wait a min…did somebody say assessment???Yup that calls for a SELF ASSESMENT of what I’ve been doing till now. Based at ITI-Gurgaon, my interaction is with theses creative minds whom I’ve to shape for a better future. Well that should be easy. After all I have […]

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