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New Delhi : Dr. Teejan Bai, a Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Vibhushan awardee, addressed the Mentees and Mentors of the GOAL programme on October 9, 2021, as part of the Inspiration Masterclass on GOAL Programme.
The celebrated Pandavani folk singer talked about stories from her childhood, her struggles of growing up and becoming one of India’s most renowned folk artists. Dr. Teejan Bai also spoke extensively on women empowerment, and reflected on her childhood experience of defying gender roles and shared her guidance with mentees of the GOAL Programme.
Teejan Bai also stressed on on the importance of staying dedicated to their goals and interests to remain committed to success in life “Don’t get dissuaded by what people say, stay committed to what you do and what you love,” said Dr Teejan Bai, in conversation with Sameer Jain, Managing Director, Primus Partners, according to a PIB release.
The GOAL Programme organizes Fortnightly Inspiration Masterclasses through which inspiring personalities, who can share their experiences on this platform and enable learnings for the programme’s mentees, are invited.
Going Online as Leaders (GOAL) Programme by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) and Facebook India aims to provide skilling for tribal youth with a focus on enabling digital presence in addition to strengthening core skills to drive their professional-economical upliftment. The programme intends to upskill and empower 5,000 tribal youth over the course of next five years to harness the full potential of digital platforms and tools to learn new ways of doing business, explore, and connect with domestic and international markets. It is designed to provide mentorship to tribal youth through digital mode and envisages to act as a catalyst to explore hidden talents of the tribal youth, which will help in their personal development as well as contribute to all-round upliftment of their society.
As part of the programme, in addition to the core classes, fortnightly expert sessions are organised wherein distinguished leaders and experts from various fields are invited to interact with the mentees of the GOAL Programme and guide their development through personal and professional experiences. In last 2 months, similar inspiration sessions have been taken by Bhaichung Bhutia, former captain of the Indian Football Team.
Ms. Ajaita Shah, Founder and CEO of Frontier Markets, focusing on entrepreneurship development. On the occasion of Teacher’s Day, session was taken by Mr. Laxman Singh Markam, Deputy Secretary to the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. The GOAL program also organized a Corporate Masterclass with Mr. Anurag Jain, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Car Dekho, on 18th September 2021. On the occasion of Teacher’s Day, session was taken by Laxman Singh Markam, Deputy Secretary to the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. The GOAL program also organised a Corporate Masterclass with Anurag Jain, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Car Dekho, on September 18, 2021.