Empowering women through skill development

Author: 
Harsangeet Kaur

Education is instrumental in making the remarkable contribution to economic growth of the developing countries by way of suitable manpower production according to the needs of the Industry, Society and the Global World as a whole. To produce fully skilled manpower in the present era of science and technology, is the need of the hour. Youth and women are the most vibrant and dynamic segment as well as potentially most valuable human resources. ’
In India, the emphasis has been on general education, with vocational education at the receiving end. This has resulted in large number of educated people remaining unemployed. The greatest challenge in Indian education system today is to provide skill based education to the Women . General and academic education is seen as that which builds analytical skills, knowledge and critical thinking, while vocational education develops craftsmanship, practical experience and problem solving attitude

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