Building Capacities, Empowering Lives: A Study on the Effectiveness of Skill Development Programs for Women Self Help Groups Beneficiaries

  • Mukthy Sumangala Assistant Professor, National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kannur, Kerala, India https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2862-7193
  • Shangrella Rajesh National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kannur, Kerala, India
  • Manuprasad Mathew National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kannur, Kerala, India
  • P. Nithin National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kannur, Kerala, India
  • P. Chakravarthy National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kannur, Kerala, India
  • N. Chandramouli National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kannur, Kerala, India
Keywords: Skill Development Programmes, Effectiveness, Influencing Factors, Evaluation, Kudumbasree Mission

Abstract

The main objective of this study is to evaluate effectiveness of skill development programs conducted by Kudumbasree Mission. Comparing participants’ level of creativity, confidence, production efficiency and income generation before and after attending the program makes training effectiveness. This study evaluates participants’ satisfaction with respect to the overall training program through a personal survey among 213 participants. Analysis of the survey results shows the training programs conducted by Kudumbasree Mission had generated positive impact to its apparel sector members. In addition, training programs gives positive impacts to the organizations with respect to improved competitiveness, business growth, market share development, increased annual sales and profit. The study provides valuable insights for future training initiatives and contributes to the understanding of training effectiveness in similar socio-economic contexts.

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2024-01-01
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