With the high education costs, it becomes challenging for weaker sections of society to access quality education. Most of the learners in this segment of society discontinue their studies and choose meagre employment to support their family. However, there are few exceptions that, through their will and determination, capitalize on the opportunities offered to them and earn a dignified and sustainable standard of living. One such story is of Sunita Rani.
Belonging to an economically disadvantaged family, Sunita Rani comes from the rural region of Fatehabad, Haryana. As a result, increased living costs have made it hard for her to meet the basic needs of the family. This compelled Sunita Rani not to go for higher studies and instead, choose a job that helps him provide for his family. She began to work in her home by running a small parlour to contribute to his family’s revenue but due to absence of required skills, she was unable to succeed.
One day, Sunita Rani came to know about the Skill India Mission and the various training programs under the initiative. She considered this to be a great opportunity and visited the Gramin Shiksha Private Limited Training Center in fatehabad where she met the training centre counsellor.
She understood the components of the training, gained information about the Beauty sector, potential job profiles in the sector, scope and entrepreneurial idea of self-contracting among other factors. Assuring herself and his family, she enrolled herself for the three-month course where she became proficient at her skills and sectorial knowledge. Additionally, she also learnt how to converse in Basic English, operate computers, and present herself in front of others.
After completing the course, she was Runing her own Parlour with the name of Herbal Beauty Zone and earning more than 30000 Rs./- She has been working effectively and happily in her new life and always thanks skill india mission which makes her capable to earn this life style.