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Certificates for Tailoring Students – Sankalp – Oachira

January 4, 2024 – The ceremony of distribution of certificates to students from the Amrita Sankalp Tailoring center in Oachira, took place today. The certificates were distributed by the AmritaSree Oachira cluster coordinator, Lekhamma Tailoring machines were also offered to the “Rainbow Stitching Unit” recently created as a business by the students.

The Oachira training center was part of the SANKALP project (Skill Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion project), implemented in various parts of India by Amrita University in collaboration with Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship MSDE, Government of India, , and the National Skill Development Corporation #NSDC, to boost short term Skill Training programs for long term benefits through strengthening institutions, bringing in better market connectivity and inclusion of marginalized sections of the society. Through the trainings, women gained the skills and confidence they needed to start their own businesses.