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To promote women's empowerment and gender Equity

DDU GKY has a target of skilling 3 4 lakh women during 12th Five Year Plan period against which 1 7 lakh women candidates have been imparted skill training and 1 32 lakh women candidates have been placed in jobs as of June 2015 As well the National Skill Development Corporation NSDC a one of its kind Public Private Partnership PPP model in India under the Ministry of Skill Development Entrepreneurship MSDE is joining hands with Shri Mahila Sewa Sahakari Bank Limited promoted by Self Employed Women's Association SEWA for the project Kaushalaya to provide Rs 31 80 crores as loan and Rs 7 96 crore as grant The objective of the project is to provide skills training to 1 37 lakh informal economy women workers in 8 priority sectors over the next decade in Gujarat and creating access to finance for more than 96 000 informal economy women workers to procure skills and invest in livelihood

 The National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 2015 developed by the Ministry of Skill Development Entrepreneurship MSDE discusses special mechanisms in delivery of training such as mobile training units flexible afternoon batches training based on local needs etc to ensure participation of women Training in non traditional fields for women will be promoted through the establishment of specific training programmes that focus on life skills training modules and literacy training The policy also promotes increasing the pool of women trainers and providing them certification by earmarking a certain percentage of intake in training of trainers institutes for women New institutes exclusively for training of women as trainees and trainers has also been promoted by the Government As per the policy women related issues were to be incorporated in the guidelines for skill training procedures These could include issues of safe and gender sensitive training environment employment of women trainers and equity in remuneration and complaint redressal mechanism An internet or mobile based platform for women employment by connecting skilled women and employers was also to be promoted Efforts were also made to encourage women entrepreneurs through appropriate incentives for women owned businesses under the public procurement process 

2 pages | 676 words

Singapore’s Rail Transport

Singapore’s rail transport system is the foundation of the nation’s public transport system Singapore s SMRT Trains arrangement at urban rail travel system a north south line Tozai Line North East Line Link and Coastal Line 5 lines an aggregate length of 199 4 km The two organizations are also operators of the Singapore Light Rail System 28 8 km long Moreover Malaysia based Malayan Railways likewise works cross fringe rail services in Singapore while the Sentosa MRT and Changi Airport lifted traveler trolley are neighborhood rail system particularly intended for tourists Singapore railway metre gauge The Singapore railway is typical of British colonial railway systems built to the metre gauge Singapore had hydraulic buffer stops All from a British manufacturer of railway equipment The 1 000 mm 3 ft 3 3 8 in gauge railway network in Most of the lines are made out of ballasted system and locally made concrete sleepers in urban Singapore concrete sleepers system This concrete sleepers system has been designed to enable road rail vehicles and equipment to mount or cross the rail quickly and safely There is now no excuse for accidents caused by sliding off old wooden sleepers Steel type that Singapore government rely and used is Bainite Bainite derives strength from ultra fine microstructure British Standard BLF320 BLF360

2 pages | 416 words