by Biswajith Baruah
Women – who care and nurtures a child, is not only limited to household work nowadays. She is strong, She is Bold & She is hardworking. Today’s Women not only occupy higher positions in every sphere of life, but also work with men from shoulder to shoulder, and even in areas where we never dreamt of them working.
Meet Jyoti Patil, the 20 odd trainee technician at NWKRTC (North West Karnataka Road Transport Corporation) Belagavi Depot 1.
If India has to progress and become developed, we need contribution from everyone. Women have to come forward and be a part of progress if Modi ji’s dream of “MAKE IN INDIA” have to come true.
Jyoti Patil, hails from Gulbarga (Kalburgi), Karnataka completed her ITI in Electronics and Mechanical (E & M) from Government ITI Women’s College, Gulbarga in 2011. She joined BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited), Benagaluru in 2011 as trainee and joined her part-time BSc (Bachelor of Science) course too at the same time. She continued with her job in BHEL till January 2013, and completed her BSc in 2014.
Jyoti joined NWKRTC Belagavi on 23rd April 2015, through application filed with reference to a newspaper ad for trainee vacancies in Karnataka. She appeared for a written test at Gulbarga which she cleared, followed by a physical examination at Hubbali, which is the headquarters of NWKRTC.
Jyoti works 8 hours a day at NWKRTC Belgaum depot as trainee. She enters depot at 6:00 am and leaves at 3 pm, with a weekly off on Wednesdays.
Speaking to AAB she said, “she has been currently trained to check Bus Tyre Pressure, Filling Diesel at the Depot Pump.” Her training period is for 2 years uptil 2017, and she will be introduced to more different jobs shortly. She is currently being trained under Mr Kamble from Belgaum Depot 1.
Being asked about her future plans, Jyoti says that she wants a future career in the transport sector in Karnataka. She expressed her thanks to the people and officials of Belgaum Depot 1, of being polite and very helpful. She also told that there are 6 more women workers in NWKRTC Belgaum Depot 1 in various jobs like Electrician, Body Fitting Works, Security Services etc.
Jyoti is not only a hard working, but she is an inspiration to all young girls. She has proved that with hard work and determination, anyone can achieve what a person dreams of.
Jyoti Patil is an example of Women Empowerment in India.
About the Author: Biswajith Baruah, originally from Assam who is studying his Engineering at Belagavi is a bus fan and travels to cover Buses and the people involved with them.
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