EMPOWERING WOMEN THROUGH SKILL DEVELOPMENT IN GARMENT CONSTRUCTION
In general, home sewing of clothes is well recognized preposition in the present world, as the cost of tailor made and ready-made garment is increasing day by day. Homemade sewing is a good paying and health improving activity. Sewing is a pleasant and self-satisfying activity which creates the added and long lasting enjoyment. This gives a platform for showing their own creativity and assures them the mental satisfaction.
The present research work was undertaken to explore the interest of needy young females in garment construction A training package on garment construction was also developed to encourage the target groups for generating self-employment. Descriptive cum experimental research design was adopted for the study, which is carried out in slum areas available nearby Chandra Shekhar Azad University, Kanpur. Respondents were selected among the age group of 16 to 35 years.
The thirty day training program was implemented for selected respondents. Respondents liked this training program as it would be helpful in setting up their own enterprise. This study reveals that a considerable percentage (40%) of respondents wanted to use this art for their income generation.
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