Project Shakti

The project’s objective is to create equal opportunities for women and girls through skill development by offering free certified courses. These courses are facilitated by trained specialists with a focus on technical, practical and theoretical training to help women become self- reliant. To assist with economic independence, PDKF is also providing job placement support to the women on successful completion of the courses.

Shiksha Diya


Students are taught the basics of tailoring from fabric cutting to operating a sewing machine.

They are also imparted with key skills like communication, entrepreneurship and maintaining health and safety in a tailoring shop.

Shiksha Diya

Basic Computer Course

To boost digital literacy amongst girls and women, this course is focused on the basics of computing and the internet along with learning how to use Microsoft Office, email internet banking and many more essential mobile applications.

Shiksha Diya


Aimed to help women specialize in the beauty service industry, trained beauticians facilitate the course and the students are skilled in skincare treatments, makeup, henna design and maintenance of work areas.

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Tourist Guide

The course is focused on teaching the women to provide up-to-date and factual information to tourists to help them become responsible representatives of the city.

A key focus of the course is to train the students on the safety of the tourists, terrain topography and promoting local areas.