International Journal of Home Science
2019, VOL. 5 ISSUE 2, PART B
Impact of vocational training on (cutting and sewing activity) farm women: A success story
Author(s): Swati Deepak Dubey and AK Srivastava
Women are worst affected when it comes to unemployment and poverty. Without any income of their own, they need to depend on men for anything and everything. If the men are also unemployed, the matter gets worse. Women empowerment through self-reliance and financial independence can be achieved by providing vocational training, through which women can either start up something of their own or take- up a job. Krishi Vigyan Kendra gives training to make women self-sufficient and confident. Stitching garments is one job that remains till end of the mankind. Further, basic tailoring skills enable women to work from home, they can continue in their traditional role as homemaker and yet earn. Tailoring is something which women can immediately start right from their homes upon completion of their course. Interested women are train for embroidery, arts and designing skills as well as tailoring. The course duration is 2 months for basic cutting & sewing, next the participants can progress to the next level which is training in detailed art & creativity. Started with one sewing centre with 1sewing machines and 5students in ainthu, Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh), it has now expanded to six centers in Kalakankar block district Pratapgarh.
How to cite this article:
Swati Deepak Dubey, AK Srivastava. Impact of vocational training on (cutting and sewing activity) farm women: A success story. Int J Home Sci 2019;5(2):76-77.