Women and Child Development Ministry and Skill Development Ministry today signed an MoU for improving women livelihood and empowering them through skill development.
An official release said, the Ministry of Women and Child Development through Rashtriya Mahila Kosh will identify the types of skill which are suitable for enhancing livelihood of women through self-employment.
Speaking on the occasion, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said, the new initiative will help impart skills to the women which are relevant and will help them to find employment and generate income immediately.
Skill Development Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said, his Ministry is determined to work closely with women for imparting them skills which will transform their life as well as contribute to country’s growth. He said, the two Ministries will work together to design appropriate modules to bring immediate benefit to the women.