ILO's training for Micro Enterprise Consultants started Updated On 2017-12-13
International Labour Organization's (ILO) training for Micro Enterprise Consultants (MEC) have been kickstarted at Grameena Padana Kendram, Karakulam, Thiruvananthapuram on 11 December 2017. The master trainers of ILO are giving training to the MECs on the topic 'Start and Improve Your Business' (SIYB). 17 selected MECs will attend the training from 11-20 December 2017. Shri. Issac Singh& Shri. Khaleel Ul Rahman, Master Trainers, ILO would lead the activity oriented sessions.
Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) is currently the largest global business management training programme with the focus on starting and improving businesses as a strategy for creating more and better employment for women and men. It supports the sustainable development goals by promoting the business development policies that support decent job creation, entrepreneurship and encourage the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises.It also supports productive employment and decent work for all, including the youth and persons with disabilities.
The association with International Labour Organization (ILO), the United Nations agency dealing with labour problems, particularly international labour standards, social protection, and work opportunities will enable Kudumbashree Mission to create revolutionary changes in micro enterprise development in Kerala. So far, 31,261 Kudumbashree Micro Enterprise units are working in Kerala altogether. By giving assistance in identifying the most suitable micro enterprises, MECs are extending their full support for the women entrepreneurs. Micro Enterprise Consultants also facilitate training, marketing services and Business counselling as well.