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377 INCOME GENERATION TRAINING for SHG Women from Saibaba Nagar Slum

posted Sep 2, 2018, 7:59 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Sep 2, 2018, 7:59 AM ]
Chinchwad (Pune), 31-August-2018: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Chinchwad organized a five days training workshop on ‘Spices and Instant Mix Making’ for the Self-Help Group (SHG) women from Saibaba Nagar slum in Chinchwad. The workshop was held under the aegis of ‘Health Risk Reduction Project’ supported by AXA Business Services Ltd.

The training workshop was held during 27th - 31st August 2018. The workshop began with a brief welcome of participants and resource persons by Ms. Lalita Chaudhari (Coordinator-DBDS). Mrs. Lalita Mahajan (Sr. Technical instructor) and Mrs. Hema Mane (Jr. Technical instructor) were the resource persons. The training was held in association with ‘Kasturba Mahila Khadi Gramodyog Vidyalaya’ which is a government recognized training institution.

The objective of this training was to impart skills and knowledge on micro business for supplementary income to the women connected with this project. 15 women completed the entire training. During the training 10 different kinds of spices and 8 Instant mixes were taught to the participants. These included Tea masala, Biryani masala, Kandalasun masala, Sunday Masala, Gram Masala, Pavbhaji Masala, Sambhar Masala, & Malvani Masala. Instant mix like Dhokala, Basundi, Gulabjamun, Kheer, Idli, Medu Vada, Laddu, Mugbhaji Mix etc were also taught to participants.

Participants of the training were selected based on an interview and aptitude towards business. Mrs. Uma Dhotre (In charge- Khadi Gram Udyog) was the resource person for training on marketing, costing, budgeting, pricing and branding of product.