Government of India
Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (D.G.T)
राष्ट्रीय कौशल प्रशिक्षण संस्थान (महिला)
Old Directorate Building of Industries & Commerce Deptt. Gurkha Basti, Agartala,Tripura, PIN - 799001


NSTI(W) Bangalore

Based on the need to enhance the participation of women in the Nation's economy, a Women's Cell was set up, in the Directorate General of Training (DGT), Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (Erstwhile Ministry of Labour & Employment, Directorate General of Employment and Training (DGE&T)), with assistance from Swedish International Development Authority/International Labour Organization. DGT (WOT) conducted an all India feasibility study for expansion and diversification of VOCATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMME for WOMEN.

As an outcome of this study, the Women's Vocational Training Programme was designed and Launched in the year 1977.

The programme aimed at providing wide range of equitable opportunities for skill training to women so as to bring them into the main stream of the nation's economic activities.

The Women's Cell at DGT, is entrusted with planning, designing, executing, pursuing long-term policies for vocational training of women in areas having high employment potential including self-employment potential; thereby increasing women's participation in economic and social development of the country.