K-Impact Us: RWTP

Rural Women Technology Park @Chikiti

About the Program

The Rural Women Technology Park was set up in 2016 in the Chikiti Block, Ganjam district, Odisha with support from the SEED division of DST.

The RWTP is spread over 10,000 sq. feet area with a built-up area of 3000 sq.ft. The key objective of setting up the park was to provide women empowerment through technological approaches in the rural setting.  

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Key Issues Addressed

Key Milestones Achieved Till Date

  • 150 women members have been equipped with knowledge and skills to combat the health & Nutrition specific problem in their locality
  • Nutritional status of 1250 families raised leading to a reduction in the maternal & infant mortality rate
  • 1250 families have access to safe drinking water & improved hygiene
  • 150 women trained to adapt the viable microenterprises on development of value added products
  • Access to market Linkages to sell their products

Awareness and Training Programs

The entire program was divided into 3 parts which were:
  • Training on Preparing Household Organic fertilizers
  • Program on Proper Intake of Food and Nutrition
  • Training on the use of low-Cost drudgery Reduction equipment in Agriculture
  • Awareness Camp on (ARSH) and family and child care.
  • Training on Early Childhood Care
  • Gender Sensitization Training program
  • Home Based Vocational Skills training Workshop
  • Awareness camp on microentrepreneurships
  • Tuberculosis awareness Camp
  • Awareness camp on maternal and child health services, especially antenatal care, postnatal care and immunization
  • Program on Menstrual Hygiene
  • Workshop on Financial Literacy