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656 Income Generation Training for Slum Women

posted Jul 17, 2019, 8:17 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Jul 17, 2019, 8:17 AM ]
MUMBAI, 11-July-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Mumbai organized a two days training workshop on ‘Indian Spices Making Business’ on 11 & 12 July for the women from Panchasheel Nagar slum in Wadala (East). This training programme was held under the aegis of ‘MGL Disha Project’ supported by Mahanagar Gas Limited.

Mr. Sunil Pandhare (Staff - DBDS) welcomed the resource person. The objective of this training was to impart skill and knowledge on spice making as micro business for supplementary income to the families connected to this project. 36 women completed the entire training. Mrs. Manju Bhagawat was the resource persons for spice making. During the training six different kinds of spices were taught to participants. This included Fish masala, Biryani Masala, Special Garam Masala, Sambar Masala, Chole Masala and Mouton Masala.

After this training Mr. Pradeep Moon guided participants on marketing, costing, budgeting, pricing and branding of product. The participants dedicatedly learnt the skills and were determined to start a small business. Spices were also distributed to participants to help them in starting their business. Ms. Surekha Pednekar (Project officer-DBDS) proposed the vote of thanks.