Centre of Learning, Knowledge & Services (COLKS), was established in June 2015 with a motive to ‘CREATING CHANGE - CHANGING LIVES’.
Its primary focus is to impart knowledge & opportunities to both the urban and the rural masses. The intend is to bring about overall empowerment sustainability.
Highly Specialized Sessions with follow up A highly effective way of learning & scaling up
Experienced faculty with Hands on & personalized training Learn as you progress
World Class Infrastructure and Training Materials A standardized training infrastructure
An in depth study on Bees and BeeKeeping along with the management of Equipment & Product Processing
A walk through the various facets of setting up & running a Piggery Enterprise & Value Addition Training
A detailed course on running a Poultry Enterprise and guidance on maximizing its commercial viability
COLKS HQ is situated amidst the lush green pine trees where you can fill your lungs with clean fresh air. The building is a step closer towards a Sustainable & Green technology and design. It is constructed by soil excavated during its construction. COLKS harvests 200,000 litres of rainwater, which is filtered and used for various purposes.
East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya
+91 84159 30708
Collection Centres: Mawkyrwat,New Nongstoin,Shillong, Sohryngkham,Umiam,Jowai,Tura, Tikrikilla,Dawki,Umsning, Nongpoh,Jirang,Byrnihat.
Divisions or Centre of Excellence:
1. Livestock & Backyard Poultry Training Centre,
East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya
+91 98560 18711
2. Agriculture & Aggregation Centre
Bakdil Training Centre,
West Garo Hills, Meghalaya,
Our journey began in the summer of June 2014 when the MBDA had launched its Mission Green Conclave. Catapult Design Solutions Pvt Ltd had the opportunity to be a part of this team. COLKS, by no means is an individual effort but rather a ‘confluence of ideas’ and epiphanies brought together by the inspiring people we had encountered during the UN World Environment Day effort. It is a SYNERGY of like-minded people. COLKS was born through the innumerous debates and deliberations.
The Centre of Learning, Knowledge & Services (COLKS) HQ is equipped with:
The Centre of Learning, Knowledge & Services (COLKS) subsidiary at Mylliem is equipped with:
The Centre of Learning, Knowledge & Services (COLKS) subsidiary at Tura is equipped with:
The Centre of Learning Knowledge & Services (COLKS) focuses on two types of training:-
Self-Employment Trainings are one of the most important sectors for economic development since it provides opportunities for employment and income generation...Read More
In partnership with Meghalaya Urban Development Agency(MUDA), COLKS have joined hands to help reduce poverty and the urban poor households by enabling them to access gainful self employment and skilled waged employment opportunities, under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission(DAY-NULM) programme...   Read More
The Centre of Learning, Knowledge & Services (COLKS) also extends its arm to the Marketing Sector where we provide market links for the trainees in Meghalaya. We facilitate an end-to-end service from the farmer’s field to the consumer’s table.
Market extension services are provided to every eligible trainee for his/her range of product. Hence their market is stabilized post training. COLKS has tied up with State Bank of India to provide financial linkages to deserving farmers, interested in increasing their social & economic livelihood.
The Centre of Learning, Knowledge & Services (COLKS) also has workshops on Hospitality and Tourism. The Training Modules are set according to the demanding market trends in the service industry. We also have trainers and guest speakers who have years of knowledge and experience in the Hospitality & Tourism sector. In hospitality, the focused areas are Housekeeping and Food & Beverage (F&B).
The Centre of Learning, Knowledge & Services (COLKS) strongly believes in Follow Up’s. Hence we provide facilities like photography, videography and content writing. We not only provide trainings in the various fields mentioned but also create training modules as per our clients' requirements. For more details mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The Centre of Learning, Knowledge & Services (COLKS) provides a variety of consultation services; to our clients based on their desired outcomes with a focus on tangible results. The list of services are mentioned below:-
‘BEE NATURAL’ is the ONLY premium brand from the green & luscious hills of Meghalaya. It is a brand that gives the farming community of Meghalaya a sense of pride, identity and traceability of their product.
It is a ‘Farmer’s Product’, that directly flows from farmer to end consumers through market & financial linkages.
Economic Equity &
MIE played a key role during the formative years of COLKS. COLKS and MIE have partnered to propagate the State Apiculture Mission and Backyard Poultry and Piggery. The organization have signed an MoU for the three Missions for two(2) years which is subject to review after the end of the term.Visit Website
MBDA was instrumental during our formative stages. So far, we have jointly conducted trainings on Community nurseries and Photography. COLKS has been involved in documenting the CLF formations for MBDA in Ri-Bhoi District and Garo Hills district.Visit Website
COLKS and Impulse NGO has tied up to promote rural handicrafts and co-brand products of the local producers. To introduce initiatives for farmers empowerment.Visit Website
Joined hands to tie up for market linkages and market access in India and other neighbouring countries.
Joined hands for social mobilization and as their training partners. Initiatives to bridge the gender gap and women empowerment.Visit Website
MSRLS and COLKS have tied up together to provide trainings to redress poverty in the rural areas by focusing on livelihoods thereby empowering the people of the state.Visit Website
COLKS has tied hands with Catapult Design Solutions for designing projects as well as tourism to promote sustainable rural and responsible tourism.Visit Website