Gender Equality and Women Empowerment Policy – “Bridging the Digital Divideinclude, upskill, innovate”

“Bridging the digital divide–include, up-skill and innovate” project is providing online course on Digital media and marketing to 30 young and educated women from fishing community. Through this project, beneficiaries are to be equipped with skills in digital media and online marketing, and providing technical support (Tablet) to the beneficiaries of the course to pursue digital media as a full-time profession. 3 beneficiaries each were selected from 9 marine districts and Kottayam. The online course will be given with the tie-up of ASAP- Additional Skill Acquisition Programme of Higher education department. On completion of the online courses, these trainees are given practical training in the online marketing and sales in SAF micro enterprise units.

Highlights of the project :

  • Supporting online marketing and sales system of SAF.
  • Educated young women(30) from fishing community.
  • Completed 3 months online course by ASAP of Higher Education Department.
  • 6 months practical training in the microenterprises of SAF.
  • Technical support to trainees.