Smart spreading happiness

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Avilasha Burman:

Avilasha is a resident of Bhawanipur, South Kolkata where she lives with her parents,  younger brother and grandmother. A year ago she came to Reach India Trust SMART centre with a resolve to support her family.


Avilasha comes from a family of limited means and believes that it is her responsibility to give her parents some comforts. She was hard working, bright and was selected for tech Mahindra BSG vertical. There has been no looking back for her since then.


"I want to improve the life my family leads,” says a smiling Avilasha, and this means contributing to the family income. A daily commute of three hours has not deterred her fighting spirit and in the course of the last one year she has won accolades from the company. A random process audit by Reliance, Tech M's client has also brought her recognition.


“I do get scolded at work, but the next moment my seniors make me feel good”, she adds. Asked if she wants to continue her present job, she says, "I am happy. I earn Rs.8000 and this has changed my life completely."


She extends her gratitude not only to TMF but also to the SMART centre that gave her the confidence  to find her place in life.

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Abhijit Das:

Abhijit Das, a trainee from SMART Centre belongs to a lower middle class family and resides in central Kolkata. Being the only child of his parents he was aware of the immense responsibility he has towards his family.


He says "I know there is no one else to take care of my parents and I am fully determined to do my best for them. SMART has given me the opportunity to enhance my skills and work in such a big company. I am working in Tech Mahindra for the past 9 months and have plans to stay here until I gain good experience.”


He recently received a box of chocolates as prize for being the ‘Excellent caller’ in the month of April from his client.


This job has helped him groom his personality and gain respect among his friends. He not only supports his family but is also pursuing M.Com from IGNOU. We wish Abhijit all the luck.