Arena Kankurgachi – II

I was very pally with the students – Students usually started coming to me for small issues – like visa renewal letter, change of address letter, probation certificate etc .. not only because I gave it well formatted but I gave it with immediate effect. It was all drafted and lying in my folder – it took me 2-3 minutes to change name and date and give him/her the print out – & I always judge others by my standards (A grave mistake actually)- I never like to wait –…

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Arena Kankurgachi – I

Tenure  : 4 years. Address: P-28, Manicktala Main Road, Kolkata—700054.   I thought of continuing the CMC Ltd. job and do late evening classes at Arena Multimedia , Salt lake:   When I told Mr. Randhir Ghosal about my decision to leave CMC, he suggested me to join the Salt Lake one and continue working as well as studying! He even added that thrice a week he would leave me early. Well- not a bad idea I thought ! Rs. 2500/- as a pocket money is alright – at least…

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CMC Ltd.

  Tenure : 7 months. Salt Lake Branch. My salary was Rs.2500/- (Two thousand five hundred only. 3 lates = one absent – so my average take home was – around Rs.2000/- to 1800/- per month ! So—here I was – kind of back to square one !! Look at my salary life cycle >> 1500/- (Trend India)> 1000/- (Inspiration Advt. Agency) > 1600/- (Salora) > 800/-(School) > 3000/- (The Park) > 3500/- (HCL Infosystems) > 2500/- (CMC Ltd.).   Another girl who was a counselor as well was around…

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HCL – Frontline – continued

  continued from previous page…….. It happened suddenly – I got over Him – absolutely, completely!  Suddenly !….he had mentioned that if we do not tie the knot by April 2000, we will never get married– NEVER—coz’ Mother will not allow our marriage anymore if it delays any further than Poila Baishak (14th April) of 2000 ! Well – I do not want to get married – I thought! Not required. 12th June,1999 it was – I got down from the Charted Bus – gave him one last look –…

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HCL Infosystems

Tenure : 8 months.   After sitting at home for about 4 – 5 months I got a call from NIIT by some Raja who asked me to come down to Royd Street regarding placement. He told me of the 2 available options : HCL and Daewoo (car). I opted for HCL since it was an IT Industry….and moreover I had dreamt some 4-5 months ago that I am entering a big offce with HCL written in steel at the entrance. I went for the interview – got selected –…

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CFAC – Corporate Communications

Tenure : 4 months   I went to the dingy building (a bit further from Dharmatala’s KC Das)  – match box sized offices (imagine from The Park deluxe – spacious office premises – I suddenly came back to where I had started from : Trend India Mktg. kind of Office !There was another guy standing in front of the closed room – the room number I was to report to ! His name was Partha Majumdar. We started to chat and found out that both of us belonged to the…

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The Park Kolkata – More incidents

Mother Teresa’s sad demise and the blasting music  from ‘SomePlace Else’ The Park made a hell lot of money during Mother Teresa’s death – since all reporters and journalists put up at The Park as it was closer to her residence / orphanage. There was this Mr. Charles Hackworth from the Christian Society – he had become very pally with me – he took my snaps and showed me the pictures of his Grandson, daughter, wife etc. He even presented me The Holy Bible. One day he came up to…

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The Park Kolkata- Continued

The ‘Executive Office Celebration’ event : There were 2 xerox machines – one at the Business centre and the other at the Executive Department. I could use any as I was working on a very important Project “Editing the HR manual”. So one such day I reached the Executive Office and they had this huge cake – the biggest I had seen during In-house celebration – which was being cut. I had lot many photocopies to be made so I was standing there when everyone had a big piece –…

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The Park – Kolkata

Address : 16 Park Street, Kolkata—700017. Tenure   : 1year, 3months Professional Practice (PP) Trainee—3rd Year of GNIIT Curriculum.   I joined the Service Industry as a Trainee from NIIT. I went for the Interview and to my surprise I was interviewed by a very pretty looking young Lady Mrs. Malaya Das. She was so young and good looking ! She was the Human Resources Manager at The Park. She had a huge cabin all to herself and she asked me very simple questions about myself. I had gone with another…

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North Point School (Salt Lake, Baishaki)

Tenure          :   3 months Designation :   Computer Teacher   I upgraded my NIIT course from I year to 3 years of GNIIT Curriculum.I even got a watch for upgrading myself – in fact sometimes I think that it was for the watch that I upgraded !! Anyways I was in immense hurry to complete the course. As time was running out . I was already 25 (in 1995) – I had several things running on my mind parallel-y! First & foremost was my marriage with Somnath (Somu). I had…

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