March 2008

Chandana Barua (Tultul) of Ontario, Canada passed away on Jan 13, 2008

Submitted by admin on Sun, 03/16/2008 - 07:34

It is with deep sorrow that we inform you of the
passing of Chandana Barua, wife of Mridul Barua at
Toronto on Sunday, January 13th. The final rites will
take place on Wednesday, January 16th. Chandana
(Tultul) leaves behind her husband Mridul, her son
Rustom, her daughter Miranda, son-in-law Siva
Subramaniam and grand-daughter Geeta. She also leaves
behind her brother Dilip Borthakur of Singapore
and sister Nirupoma Khaund of Boston besides a whole
lot of relatives and friends here and in India. She
was a deeply spiritual person who was loved by all

Harnessing the Youth Through Micro Credit

By Dr Amiya Sarma

INTRODUCTION: As the unemployment problem in the North East is becoming unmanageable, there is a need to find out avenues for self-employment. In most cases, it seems the reluctance on the part of the youths seems to be a result of unavailability of finance. Since the traditional approach to financing entrepreneurs will not be able to bring these borrowers under its net, a newer approach, even different from the ones already existing, is the need of the hour. Below some suggestions regarding the problem are put forward.

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