Education and women’s empowerment in India
Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC), Bhagat Phool Singh Women's University Sonepat, Haryana, India
The labor participation rate among women in India is one of the world’s lowest at 28.5 percent. Many girls in India do not have the right skill set or opportunities to get into ICT-based job roles.
The starting of an industry-focused training program designed to upskill women and prepare them for ICT-based job roles. The program has a direct connection to different players in the sector.
200 young women have access to free training and mentoring support. The program ensures placements for all successful trainees.
Supporting sustainability goals
The highlighted sustainability goals are included in the project.