Karnataka govt launches programme to supply 5 lakh jobs to girls

Bengaluru: Minister of Greater Schooling, Electronics, IT-BT, S&T and Ability Improvement Dr C N Aswath Narayan on Tuesday launched Girls@Work (W@W) programme with an purpose to supply 5 lakh jobs inside 2026 to girls with crucial employable expertise.

Taking part in an occasion organised by Karnataka Digital Financial system Mission (KDEM) in affiliation with KTECH and Karnataka Ability Improvement Company to mark the Girls’s Day celebrations, the minister launched the brand new initiative that was additionally held as a part of the Karnataka digital financial system mission programme.

Ashwin D Gowda, MD, Karnataka State Abilities Improvement Company, KDEM Chairman B V Naidu, CEO Sanjeev Gupta, and Ramkumar Narayanan of VMware amongst others have been additionally current.

Talking on the event, Dr Aswath Narayan stated girls who can be imparted coaching in specialised expertise will grow to be employable within the subsequent 5 years which can go a great distance in contributing to the nation’s GDP progress.

Dr Narayan stated as a part of the Girls@Work programme, free certificates programs can be run for girls to get them technically skilled in varied disciplines. He stated at current girls constituted 35 per cent of the workforce and the programme goals to lift their workforce power to 50 per cent.

The minister additionally stated all efforts are being made to supply 5,000 jobs for girls as a part of the Karnataka Digital Financial system Mission and added that the federal government is eager to actualise this mission within the coming days.

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