| Before Training |
Balgovind Sahoo is from Vanaguttu village, Basia, Gumla, Jharkhand used to work on his small farm land which had a production of around 2 quintals per annum. Qualified with a basic education upto 9th level , he found it difficult to sustain a living with a family of three children, with only farming. He had to do sundry labour to add to his income. However, salary from labour was irregular which added to his woes.
| After Training |
After successfully completing the rigorous training at Gumla Gurukul, he joined Shapoorji Pallonji as a Mason. He persevered at his job and within 3 years was promoted to the position of Supervisor. He is handling 40 – 60 masons at his work site and earning about Rs. 14,000 per month.
With the savings from his job, he added two more rooms to his existing house thereby providing a comfortable stay for his family.