Balasevika Training Course is one of the flagship projects of Karnataka State Council for Child Welfare.
The project commenced in 1962 and has completed more than 55 successful years.
The training is of 10 months duration and the medium of instruction is Kannada.
Young women from rural / urban areas of Karnataka, belonging to the economically weaker sections are given an opportunity to empower themselves.
Candidates eligible to undergo the training should be within 35 years of age and should have completed their 10th grade.
The Balasevika Training offers a 10 month long comprehensive training course to serve as preschool teachers, community organisers / social workers in the following sectors:
- Creches, preschools
- Child & Community development organisations
- Group Foster Homes
- Childcare institutions
- Special schools
- Non-profit institutions
Bal Sevika training includes the following components
Child Development & Preschool Education, Social Work, Early detection of childhood disabilities, Health & Nutrition, Vocational Training in sewing and embroidery, preparation of teaching aids, craft, yoga, spoken English & computer usage
Over the years, all our trainees have been absorbed in the government and non-government sectors, garment production units with a good remuneration. Campus recruitment is held after the completion of each course and all interested rural and urban candidates have found placements in suitable sectors.
Till date, around 2400 young women have been trained and are employed in various organizations thereby benefitting their families and making a big difference in their lives.