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Vocational training in Tangla College soon

Gram Tarang Employment & Training Services, the social entrepreneurship arm of the Centurion University of Technology and Management  of Odisha is going to impart diploma courses in sectors like IT, Tourism & Hospitility and Retail in Tangla College from next academic session.This was observed by a three member team of Gram Tarang who visited Tangla college today. The team comprised of Pinku Deka,Amaresh Sinha and was headed by Satindra Nath Bhattacharya.Talking to this correspondent Bhattacharya said that Gram Tarang, Gram tarang is a social entrepreneurial initiative in skill training working in largely underdeveloped region and committed towards providing young people with employable skills. Their basic aim is making rural India Job ready. The expected impact from Gram Tarang is to drive self-sufficiency and inclusive economic participation in local communities by ensuring sustainable employment with an additional focus on empowering women and marginalised classes, enduring development of local solutions through micro entrepreneurship.Gram Tarang have been training and giving job placement to people living in the villages and semi urban area across the country since 2009.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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