In India, the labour force is projected to grow close to 2% or some 7 million or more per year over the next few years. Modernization and new social processes have led to more women entering the workforce lowering the dependency ratio. The low dependency ratio gives India a comparative cost advantage and competitiveness.
There is a need for a focused agenda for education and skill development to harness this. Statistics show that the lack of vocational skills is a major challenge.
In a bid to support rural unemployed women and girls by making them self reliant, Diya has decided to start a vocational training center in Nihal Vihar.
- Providing training in tailoring and beauty culture.
- Providing training in fashion designing and nursing.
- Making them self reliance through training and education.
- By providing buy back support.