WORK TOWARDS ACHIEVING YOUR GOAL ROYSON AFONSO
Royson Afonso, a diploma holder in air conditioning. Having worked initially with private companies and thereafter with Goa University for three years. He left the job at Goa University in 2009 and started his own business and now is a successful entrepreneur.
Q. What was your motivation?
– I don’t enjoy sitting in one place and working. I prefer to explore and work outside of an office desk. This keeps me going and helps my body to stay fresh and active.
Q. What made you join air conditioning course?
– This idea occurred to me a long time back during my childhood when…
JAVED XEC DIGICOM COMPUTER EDUCATION SUCCESS STORY
Digicom Computer Education now provides computer training of international standards with international certifications to students and working professionals. They are known for their career-specific computer courses which are imparted through interactive teaching techniques, state-of-the-art technology and experienced faculty.
It was in the year 1998 when Javed Xec faced a choice to either join the bandwagon of jobseekers or to be the job provider. He set out to build a chain of computer institutes that would offer computer courses at affordable fees to the middle class society and make computer education reachable for all. Javed started Digicom Computer Education with just…READ more..
POSSIBILITY OF A DREAM COMING TRUE MAKES LIFE INTERESTING: MONISHA JAIN
Team TNV would like to introduce you to Goa’s well-known crafter Monisha Jain as she speaks about her life and highlights her journey in this field.
Hi there! I am Monisha Jain, and I am stopping by to give you a brief introduction of my Goa based venture, PaperFiestas, and its journey this far. I have been an ardent crafter all my life. Personally, I always found great joy in making customised and personalised gifts for my family and close friends. Buying ready-made gifts and cards just did not have the same charm for me as conceptualising and creating…
I TREAT MY PLANTS LIKE MY BABIES: AJAY NAIK
Engineer who left his job to become a farmer
The science behind growing plants always fascinated me. I treat my plants like my babies, and their well-being and growth means the world to me. Agriculture and farming has been a lifelong interest area. With my engineering background and work experience, I knew that introducing technology in farming can reduce the risk of failure.
In a country where farming is considered to be a tough job, Ajay Naik left his well-established IT career to pursue farming, and not just any kind of farming. Originally from Karnataka, Ajay is the founder and…READ more..
I WISH TO START AT LEAST FIVE MORE RESTAURANTS: VISHAL KADAM
VINAYA WALAVALKAR – MANTRI
TNV’s Vinaya Walavalkar Mantri in conversation with Vishal Ashok Kadam about his business journey from Mumbai to Goa.
Q:How long have you been in Goa?
– I am staying in Goa for the last one year.
Q:What motivated you to shift to Goa leaving a job in a place like Mumbai?
– I wanted to try my luck at business, I dint want my life to be exhausted working for someone else.
Q:Where were you working before?
– Previously I was working withExotica restaurant at Thane in Mumbai as bar manager.
Q:When in Goa, did you face any difficulties because of the language…READ more..
VINAYA WALAVALKAR – MANTRI
I was attracted towards a stall at an exhibition at Mall de Goa, and had the opportunity to talk to the owner of the stall. The owner of the stall ‘Feelings’ Mrs. Alpna Kale spoke about her journey from Nashik to Mumbai and then to Goa. She came to Goa with a dream, and now her dreams are slowly turning into reality. There is a saying, behind every successful man there is a woman, but in the case of Alpna it is the opposite, behind her success is her husband Pradeep Kale.
Q. Since when are…READ more..
HOPE, HELP & HEAL
Rahul Kamat of TNV talks to Crishnaa Verenkar about her NGO and her journey in the field of social work
Q. Tell us about yourself?
– I have completed my BA in Sociology and I am also planning to pursue my Masters in Social Work, but right now I am working as a photographer with Melba Photography in Benaulim.
Q. How the idea of starting an NGO cOme to your mind?
– During my school days, I always wanted to start an NGO which would cater to animals as well as humans because I feel these two elements co-exist on earth and…
OUR LEADERS OVER TRUSTED VELINGKAR DURING LAST ASSEMBLY ELECTION: RAKHI NAIK
TNV: You have been accused of taking selective issues on the part of Shiv Sena. How do you react to it?
RAKHI: We are taking issues which will give fruitful results. Some issues though they look big it is just political which has no proper ending. Those issues we will take when time comes at present we are more concentrating on building our party.
TNV: Your political career started with NCP and now you are in Shiv Sena. Any reason why you chose to be in the party whose ideology is contradictory to NCP?
RAKHI: For me both parties are nationalists…
OPPOSITION IS CONFUSING PEOPLE: ROHAN KHAUNTE
A good leadership with the coalition government and instability within the members of the opposition camp are two indicators that this government will be very stable for the next five years.
What are your thoughts on first 100 days of present Parrikar-led government?
I would say the first 100 days were very satisfactory because as a coalition government we have started working effectively towards our common minimum programme. Each Minister has understood the working of their respective departments within two months of governance and planning to deliver by changing systems which were required for the ease of business for the common…READ more..
PARRIKAR IS A MATURED WHISKY NOW: VIJAY SARDESAI
100 days is just the beginning. The fact that we have been able to bring ‘Goemkarponn’ on centre stage makes me very happy.
What are your views on 100 days of the Parrikar-led government?
The 100 days of Parrikar-led government is taking Goa forward. Apolitical issues which affect the common man have been addressed effectively by this government. One of these is the garbage issue. The Chief Minister has talked about bringing scientific garbage treatment facility for which a substantial progress has been done. So, issues which are not meant to inflame the passion of people but issues which affect the…READ more..