“DDU-GKY programme has brought happiness in my family, and I am ind eed very happy that I am able to do something for my mother who struggled and sacrificed so much for us. I can say that after the training in Centum WSI, through the concept of life skills I got a second chance in my life towards bright career. I have empowered the skill of living with self-confidence” said Neelu Kumari. Neelu belongs to Tehta village of Jehanabad district. Neelu’s mother runs a small sewing shop in Tehta Bazar which was the only source of income for their family.
Neelu was well aware of her conditions and was dedicated towards her studies. During this time, Neelu’s mother came to know about DDU-GKY programme under JEEViKA through a Job Resource Person (JRP- a trained Community Person responsible for mobilization and counseling of youths for skills training) and informed her daughter. Neelu get enrolled in the retail course run by Centum Work Skills India Ltd in Tehta. During her three month training, her skills were enhanced as retail executive and also enhanced know-how on soft skill, retail, English and IT. After the training she got her placement in Dominos Pizza outlet at P &M mall Patna as Team Member. Now she has been promoted to next level and she currently earns Rs.7300/- per month. She now is able to help her family financially. DDUGKY programme not only changed her life, but has also enhanced her skills which enables her to achieve her desired goal.