Women’s Skill Development

  • Female workforce participation rate (WPR) in India stands at 31.8%, which is almost half of the male WPR at 73.2%.
  • According to a Mckinsey Global Institute study, India could boost its GDP by $2.9 trillion by 2025, if female workforce participation rate is improved by 10 percentage points.
  • There are 402 women ITIs and 1134 women wings in ITIs, which provide training to 1,41,907 women annually.