Major Research Projects Undertaken
Name of Programme/ Activity
Creating Adolescent Friendly Communities To Improve Sexual Reproductive Health Outcomes Through Strengthening Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) Programme In Assam CINI Assam Chapter Annual Report
Career Assessment, career counselling and wellbeing for class X students of Upper Assam covering 3500 students under OIL, Duliajan CSR Project
Participatory workshop for adolescents and their stakeholders in the District of Sivasagar and Dibrugarh. Development of a toolkit for the same
Personal effectiveness through Life Skills for workmen and their spouses of OIL, Duliajan (ANUBHUTI programme)
Personal effectiveness for holistic health for sanitation workers of OIL, Duliajan (ANUBHAV programme)
Personal effectiveness through Life Skills for teachers supported by OIL, Duliajan
Personal effectiveness training for Aaranyak team
Training on adolescent Friendly Communication Skills & Service Provisioning for ASHA &Aaganwadi workers in Kokrajhar. Technical support by MIND India
Orientation cum refresher workshop on for counsellors & officers of FCC of the north east organised by ASSWB supported by central social welfare board with technical support by MIND India
Training of district level workers of NEN on barefoot counselling
Personal effectiveness for Workmen and their spouses of OIL, Duliajan
Development of Life Skills Manual for Kasturba Gandhi Ballika Vidyalaya for girls and residential schools for boys under Axom Sarbha Siksha Abhiyan, supported by UNICEF
Development of Life Skills Manual for students of Class IX, translation to Assamese language and training of teachers on the manual of Government Schools under Rashtriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhijan (RMSA), Assam. Project supported by UNICEF
Training of NGO partners of UNICEF working in Kokrajhar and Dibrugarh on Life Skills. Project supported by UNICEF
Mapping of girls in Adolescent Girls groups in tea gardens of Dibrugarh district under ABITA & BCP. Project supported by UNICEF. Coverage 4000 girls. Project supported by UNICEF
Entrepreneurship Development Programme for youth, sponsored by IIE
Inclusion of orientation to Menstrual Hygiene Management for girls in the age group of 9-13 years in the Life Skills Manual for adolescent girls in tea gardens under District of Dibrugarh.
Development of Activity Tool Kit and training of Peer leaders on the same. Project supported by UNICEF
Training of 100 NGO members working with SABLA in Odisha, supported by UNICEF, Odisha and Department of Women and Child Development, Odisha
Need Assessment conducted to understand the psycho social needs of adolescent girls prior to development of Life Skills manual.
Development of Life Skills Manual for Adolescent girls of tea gardens of Assam. Training of facilitators and rolling out of the programme for 4000 girls. Project supported by UNICEF
Orientation workshop on Life Skills for the field personnel of ABITA and BCP in the District of Dibrugarh supported by UNICEF. Project supported by UNICEF
Advance training conducted to develop Conciliatory Counsellors among Advocates of the Gauhati High Court supported by Indian Law Institute, Assam Chapter
2010 – 2011
Pilot project on “Early Detection of Developmental Disorders Related to Children of Anganwadi Centres”, supported by Social Welfare Department, Government of Assam . The training was imparted to 100 Anganwadi workers and Supervisors and CDPOs of the District of Kamrup.
Training for personnel of observation homes for children and women under ICCW on basic counselling skills and understanding children and adolescents supported by supported by Social Welfare Department, Assam
Training of HIV/AIDS counsellors of Catholic Relief Services, Northeast Chapter to develop skills of counselling and communication for the personnel of CRS working in states of Manipur, Nagaland and Mizoram.
Training of field workers/ counsellors of ZoramEntu Pawl, Mizoram on basic counselling skills for the field workers/counsellors.
Psychometric assessment and Career Counselling conducted for students in the “Assam Tribune Edufare” (educational fair) supported by Assam Tribune and OIL. More than 1000 students has benefited from the assessment.
Development of Life Skills Manual, translation to Assamese language, training of all Siksha Karmis as Life Skills Facilitators and imparting Life Skills Training (LST) For Hard to Reach Centres under the Axom Sarba Siksha Abhijan Mission in the State of Assam. Project piloted in 100 centres in the City of Guwahati, supported by UNICEF and SSA.
Training of CBSE School Teachers as Life Skills Facilitators for the Adolescent Students of classes IX & X. Coverage of more than 500 teachers from Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Sikkim. Supported by Expressions India & CBSE, New Delhi.
Hosted the two day 5thNational Conference for Psychological Counselling on the theme “Understanding Children & Adolescents”. To celebrate in the completion of the organization’s first year, wherein holistic development of adolescents was highlighted. 100 participants were present for the conference from all over India and Sri Lanka
Conducting regular workshops in Counselling Skills by MIND India To help to enhance helping skills in people in the social development sector. More than 5000 participants attended
From 2007 onwards
Regular workshops on Counselling Skills, understanding children and adolescents imparted to various civil agencies by MIND India .
More than 3000 participants attended. Some major organizations who attended are:
Don Bosco Institute, Snehalaya, SOS Village, World Vision, Sishu Sarothi, Assam Mahila Samata Society, Assam Institute of Management, Girija Nanda Institute of Management, ICFAI, Refinery, Central Board of Workers Education (CBWE), SOSRAC, New Delhi. Expression India, New Delhi, Rotary clubs of North East India, and various ladies clubs like Numaligarh Refinery Ladies club, Mitali Sangha, Shishu Kalyan Sadan
From 2007 onwards
Conducted Schools Mental Health Programmes and Life Skills Programmes for various schools. Some major schools are:
Army School, Basistha, Narengi, Borjhar, Marias Public School, Guwahati, K V Borjhar, Khanapara, Narengi , Refinery, Air Force, Azara, DPS, Duliajan, Guwhati, Loyola School, Nagaon, VKV, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Byrihat circles, St Mary’s Manipur to name a few.
Acted as technical resource for training in Life Skills for NIPCCD, Social Welfare Department, CBSE, administrative Staff college, Academic Staff college, IIBM, NEDFI, ASRLM, NEN, Assam Agriculture University, K K Handiqui State Open University and other educational institutions and NGOs and Government departments like Social Welfare, Education departments etc.