This is right time to work for empowerment of women and increases their moral. Looking at the current strata of the socially and economically disadvantaged women there is lack of awareness and facility in the field of health, hygiene and education. The women from this community are much more behind the level of empowerment. As this community are still in the era of “Bhurka” & “Ghungat” system.
Target Group : Victims of domestic violence, widows, deserted women, divorcees, landless laborers, urban slum area women, unskilled and disadvantage women from rural areas, self help group (SHG) etc.
Skills based education is marred by multiple access barriers like limited infrastructure facilities, quality of training, rigid entry requirements, lack of financial support, and negative perceptions. These shortcomings exist more for the disadvantaged, especially women and rural communities. The specific tailor made programmes for the skill development of socially disadvantaged groups (OBC, ST, ST, Minorities and women) are organized in various regions of the states, including the less developed areas. Catering for young girls and women with no formal educational background, the vocational skills training provided at the Pragatee Foundation centre have proved a boon for a number of women and girls. Introducing more work-based learning and linking trainees with mentors/masters to gain experience of a specific trade; integrating business, self-employment and entrepreneurial concepts into training activities, especially in follow-up phases, and search for trainers with relevant backgrounds and familiarity with both the formal and informal sector.
The Teaching of Skills(Courses) Involved in Following Sectors
- Computer Basic (ICT)
- Medical & Nursing
- Beauty & Spa
- Accounting (Import/Export)
Training Also Involved Following Compulsory Subjects
- Communication Skill & Personality Development
- Health Care & Yoga
- Self Defense