National Conference on Skilling in Non- Traditional Livelihood for Girls “Betiyan Bane Kushal”

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Women and Child Development Ministry to organize National Conference on Skilling in Non-Traditional Livelihood for Girls 'Betiyan Bane Kushal' on 11 October.

Important facts

  • The conference is being organized under the banner of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao on the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child on October 11, 2022.

  • Under the Betiyan Bane Kushal initiative, the emphasis will be on convergence between Ministries and Departments to ensure skill development of girls.

  • It will be organized by the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development.

  • The conference will emphasise on the importance of boosting the capacity and skills of girls in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields to increase their participation in related professions and research.

  • During the conference, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and Minority Affairs will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote the skills of young girls so that they can participate in the workforce in an equitable and empowered manner.

  • During the event, both these ministries will commit towards focusing on promoting entrepreneurship skills, digital literacy, financial literacy and employability skills of girls and women.

Minister of Women and Child Development - Smriti Zubin Irani

Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship - Dharmendra Pradhan

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