Women Training under the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship takes care of providing skill training to women in the country which aims at stimulating employment opportunities among women of various socio-economic levels and different age groups. Women’s Vocational Training Programme (WVTP) was designed and launched in 1977 to mainstream women into economic activities. Women’s Vocational Training Programme promotes Vocational Training for women for wage-employment in industry, as instructors and also promotes their self-employment.
National Skill Training Institute for Women, Mohali endeavour to equip women of this area with highest standards of vocational skills and entrepreneurship to give them financial independence, recognition, respect and a dignified life in the society. Presently, the institute is running 2 courses namely Cosmetology and Fashion Design Technology under CITS with 50 seats in each. Various short term courses of 1 week/2 week duration are also conducted at the institute throughout the year.