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Inauguration of: Swashrit- Centre for ICT based Skill Development for Rural Women (CISDRW)

Objective: Swashrit will be a centre for ICT based skill development programme especially for the rural women of West Bengal & North East India. It will be a premier professional body for skill development established by Sister Nivedita University (under Techno India Group). The centre will work closely with leading organizations, trade bodies, business chambers and international institutes for empowering rural women. The rapid development of digital technologies, in particular to Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) worldwide is creating major challenges for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth for women empowerment. The vision of the University will work towards making this possible for a better India. It is formed with a vision of providing digital literacy to the rural women by delivering training solutions and business consultancy and shall support in creating new employability opportunities and entrepreneurship with the help of academicians and researchers of SNU and Techno India Group.

The objective of the centre is to spread awareness of new market requirements, the new E-skills that will be acquired by women in order to take advantage of new labour market opportunities. The special emphasis is made to new trends in women's entrepreneurship as well as the supportive role of ICTs.

Deliverables:

  • Aiding in promoting the participation of women in technology, entrepreneurship and higher education and creating a benchmark starting from secondary education.
  • Actions that will enhance the role of women in the field of technology and STEM Education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), either as an employee or as an entrepreneur.
  • Training & contemporary workshops for sustainable development for rural women in harmony with the national strategy.