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  Project Name


Vocational training for dalit women



VOCRDC (Voice of Community Rural Development ..



rural development and environment






Tamil Nadu

  Budget Approved


$ 2600


  Year Approved







  Chapter Coordinators


Jagadish Venkataraman


Notre Dame









The proposed project is to provide self employment throught vocational training programmes for dalit women working in quarries. The project period is 1 yr, and it covers 10 villages in Vadipatty block, Madurai district. 25 women will be selected for training. Tuition centers will be set up in 10 villages. Trained women will be given sewing machines at the end of the training period and helped in becoming self-reliant.










1. Employment opportunities through vocational training (tailoring) for Dalit women working in quarries. 2. Enable trainees to become self-reliant 3. Establish tuition centers in 10 villages for school going and drop out children.



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