Thematic Vertical : Livelihood education
Title of the training course : Accessing Rural Employment under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act
Target Participants : Animators of SHPIs, Federation members, Cluster leaders
Objectives of program : ● Discussed the purpose of NREGA and REGS;

● Practiced asserting their right to a job card;

● Identified the steps to apply for work;

● Debated wages and work conditions;

● Analyzed implications of wages and work conditions;

● Practiced how to lodge a complaint;

● Examined how to follow up on a complaint;

● Clarified their role in the Scheme as Gram Sabha members;

● Communicated the importance of the Scheme to others;

● Generated a list of projects that can be taken up under the Scheme for strengthening the rural economy over the long term; and

● Planned actions for better implementation of the Scheme.

Topics Covered : ● Introducing the Scheme

● How to Register for a Job Card

● Introducing the Scheme

● How to Apply for Work

● Additional Information on the Scheme

● How to Access Benefits

● Additional Information on the Scheme

● How to Make a Complaint and Follow Up

● Final Review and Duties Under REGS

Methodology used : Learning Conversations
Language : English/Bengali/Hindi
Number of Days : 3.5 days
Location specificity : Urban & rural areas
Thematic Vertical : Livelihood education
Title of the training course : Plan for a better business
Target Participants : Animators of SHPIs, Federation members, Cluster leaders
Objectives of program : ● Improve an existing business by testing a business idea, creating a plan and calculating profits.

● Reduce expenses and prepare for unexpected events.

Topics Covered : ● Talk with Customers to Test Your Idea to Improve Your Business

● Estimate Your Earnings

● Planning Your Business

● Estimate Your Business Expenses

● Calculate Your Profit

● Reduce Your Business Expenses

● Prepare for Unexpected Events

Methodology used : Technical Learning Conversations
Language : English/Bengali/Hindi/Oriya/Assamese
Number of Days : 3.5 days
Location specificity : Urban & rural areas