Bhubaneswar, Dec. 5 -- The Odisha government is joining hands with the Rubber, Chemical & Petrochemical Skill Development Council (RCPSDC) to impart women self-help group members training in footwear manufacturing.

The primary aim of this partnership is to improve livelihood opportunities for SHG women members through market focused skilling and entrepreneurship promotion in footwear manufacturing.

As per reports, over the period of next two years, as many as 2000 women SHG members will be trained by RCPSDC and empowered to start their own micro manufacturing/ assembling units.

Besides skill training, the project envisages necessary support in setting up of minimum 100 foot wear manufacturing/assembling units by engaging 2000 skilled S...