Rukmani Trust Launches New Initiative Jiban Jatra

Rukmani Trust is thrilled to announce the launch of Jiban Jatra – an initiative that will guide students in rural India to explore career opportunities and empower them to make the right life choices.

The series is ably supported by Gramya Vikash Mancha, Nehru Yuva Sangathan, and Assam State Rural Livelihoods Mission.

The ambition will be carried out via a series of live shows which will offer rural students a platform to interact with personalities who have achieved success in their career, and gain knowledge from their experience.

A recording of all previous episodes can be found in the slider below.

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Bhagyashree Nahata

Bhagyashree is one of the rising sport personalities in India.

A sports enthusiast since her childhood, Bhagyashree has turned her passion into multiple entrepreneurial initiatives. Her involvement with Jiban Jatra saw her guiding rural students who were eager to make a career in sports.

Bhagyashree Nahata

Jaya Seal Ghosh

Jaya Seal is an actress and dancer par excellence. Jaya has achieved tremendous success in Tamil, Bengali, and Assamese film industries.
An eloquent Jaya shared insights into making a career as a performing artist with students from rural Assam.

Juanita Kakoty

Juanita Kakoty is a writer, researcher, editor and journalist with a sociological imagination. She has been associated with the social sector for the last 15 years.
Her brilliant oratory skills came to the fore when she spoke to rural students about career opportunities in the social sector.

Ananya Sen Sharma

Ananya Sen Sharma

Ananya Sen Sharma is a traveller, painter, and a futurist. In her own inimitable style, she spoke about the various career opportunities opening up in a post-pandemic world.

Shilpika Bordoloi

Shilpika Bordoloi is a recipient of India’s most prestigious National Young Artist Award. She began her training in the Indian Classical dance form of Manipuri under Guru Rathindra Sinha and later on with Padmashree Darshana Jhaveri. She interacted with rural students on Jiban Jatra’s fifth episode.
Shilpika Bordoloi

Sumita Shome

Sumita Shome is a reputed teacher who has worked in some of Assam’s best schools. In a gentle manner, characteristic of every great teacher, she spoke about the various opportunities available to students in the education sector.

Vikrant Gupta

Vikrant Gupta, is the Managing Editor (Sports) with the India Today Group – Aaj and Sports Tak. He has been on the cricket circuit for close to 25 years and has reported on six World Cups. Vikrant spoke to the students of a sports camp from Nalbari in a special episode of Jiban Jatra.
Vikrant Gupta

Suchi Kulshrestha

Shuchi has a stellar career in sports, having previously worked at WTA Finals in Singapore, US Open, Formula 1 Grand Prix, La Liga (football), Lagardere sports agency, Billie Jean King – Sports Foundation, and Indian Olympic Association. She has worked with likes of: PT Usha, Billie Jean King (US Tennis legend),, Mithali Raj (Indian female cricket Captain), Shane Warne (Aussie Cricketing Legend), among others

Abhijit Bhattacharya

Abhijit is the former captain of Indian senior men volleyball team who helped India win eight international medals including five golds. Abhijit highlighted opportunities available as a sportsperson and motivated the students to work towards their goal even after the conclusion of the sport training camp.
Abhijit Bhattacharya






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