An initiative under Scheduled Tribal entry point Activity, District Kudumbashree Mission Alleppey, A convergence programme has been initiated for the welfare of the ST women in Alleppey district. Hon'ble Finance Minister Dr. Thomas Isaac has inaugurated it by giving the first lecture. The official inauguration was done by Mr. R. Nasar, Coir Corporation Chairman. This is a month training programme and after successful completion of this, the women will be employed in Coir Board. in the first stage 28 women from ST community are admitted into this course. This programme willl benefit 859 ST families in the district.