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Distribution of Beautician Certificates – Sankalp – Kozhikode

January 3, 2024 – The ceremony of distribution of tailoring certificates to a business group of students from the Amrita Sankalp Beautician center in Kozhikode, Kerala, took place today.
The event was led by Swami Vivekamritananda and Smt. Sujatha, a famous beautician in Kozhikode, who donated furniture to the ROOP ALAKAR business group formed by the students.
58 women, who successfully completed the beautician course, received their certificates in the presence of staff members from the AMMACHI Labs Sankalp team. During the function, the students (morning and afternoon batches) shared their experiences. Beautician machines, tools, and other materials were also distributed to the students.

The Kozhikode 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 SkillTraining 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.