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Centre Name : Don Bosco Tech - Monsada
Domain : Food and Beverage - Steward
Employer : Castrol Resort (Goa)
Designation : Nursing Assistant

Amit Kr. Mondal belongs to a poor family and knows the financialstruggles that he faced everyday. He hails from Ramnagar, a small village ofNorth 24 Parganas, West Bengal. Amit had passed class tenth examination fromMama Bhagina Bapujee Vidyapith, West Bengal. Financial strains compelled him todiscontinue his further studies. It was during a mobilization drive in hisvillage where he learned about Don Bosco Tech, training and job opportunitiesthat gave him a thought to begin new lease of life.  


On hearing about the BASE program conducted by Don Bosco Tech, Monsada(West Bengal), Amit paid a brief visit to the centre to collect informationabout the prospect and opportunities that the trainings will provide. Whilegathering information, he was also counselled by a trainer and took theInterest Inventory Test (IIT) to understand his interest. Next day he came tothe centre with all the required documents to take the admission but was unableto pay the full amount of the admission fees as he could not arrange. However, onconsideration of his eagerness to train, he was allowed for the admission.Finally, he enrolled himself in the 3rd year of 3rd batchof Hospitality domain under ABF project at Don Bosco Tech, Monsada. Thetraining was rolled out on the 11th of April 2015.


Initially Amit, as a person, lacked confidence and took his time toopen upin the class with teachers and fellow trainees. He had a strong interestin the hotel industry that had pushed him to work hard during his entiretraining. However, in every course of life there always lie an obstacle and forAmit it was his lack of English language and computer skills. He struggled toperform well in his exam during the initials days. It was his determination,hard work and focussed mind that finally took him to his successful completionof Hospitality trainings. Trainers also guided and motivated all along hisstruggles and success. He also obtained 90% attendance and highest amongst hisfellow trainees.


 He says, “I never thought thatI could use computer or speak English nor had I dreamed of any success in mylife. It was because of Don Bosco Tech, that today I not only speaks Englishwell but also is proficient in computer skills. More importantly, I learned thevalue of punctuality, discipline and effective communication skills that willhelp me throughout my career.”        Onsuccessful completion of 2 months intensive training with a commendable record,Amit got a job placement as a steward at Castrol Resort, Goa.  He joinedthe resort on the 29th June, 2015 with a salary of Rs.6500.00 permonth including food and accommodation.


Amit parents were very happy about Amit working in Goa with Castrol resort. In thebeginning, his parents were sceptical about sending Amit far away from home butit was only after they spoke to the trainers who assured them about the safetyand security. Trainers also encouraged Amit to start working. Today Amit isconfident young man and is earning well to help his family. He also lookforward towards more success in his career.