REACH, Resource Enhancement Academy for Career Heights, a finishing school initiative of the Kerala State Women’s Development Corporation was launched on 29th December 2009 with a view to bridge the gap between acquired skills and required skills for professionally qualified women. REACH is a pioneer among institutes aimed at empowering women with the required life-skills to ensure success in life. It is a professional grooming academy which works towards the social, economic and educational advancement of women, from across all cross sections of society.

REACH caters to the needs of aspiring young women from different walks of life and fine tunes their talents, triggers their skills, ignites their passion and builds their confidence so that they are empowered to transform challenges to opportunities and to blossom in their full potential.

The initiative which began as an institute at Trivandrum later on spread to the Malabar region with a branch at Payannur in Kannur district. REACH has conducted a wide array of courses at these centres and has successfully placed hundreds of women in reputed firms with decent pay packages. The Institute focuses on moulding competent personnel as per the current industry trends and this has given us an ever growing list of satisfied clients. The candidates are trained in a vibrant environment that nurtures creative thinking and emotional intelligence.


REACH, Thiruvananthapuram is working in a highly sophisticated building at Kanijrampara. REACH, Kannur too is run in a well-furnished building premise at Pilathara. Both finishing schools are aesthetically equipped with state of the art facilities to ensure the right learning environment for its students. The common facilities are as follows:

  • IT enabled Smart Class rooms
  • Computer lab- PC’s, Audio- Visual facility, Interactive board, Wi-fi
  • Language lab – Language –learning software, audio-visual aids
  • State of the art Conference hall
  • Library – Collection of literary works and self-development books
  • Cafeteria


  • Basic IT Skills
  • Communicative English
  • Soft skills – Career oriented training
  • Placement Orientation
  • Domestic Data Entry – IT sector
  • Retail Sales Associate (Training in association with IL&FS) – Retail Sector
  • DCA
  • Certification course for TALLY



REACH was awarded the ISO certification within three months of its inception

  • REACH is the first finishing school initiative for women by the Govt. of Kerala.
  • REACH has created a niche market through its innovative outreach activities and new generation branding strategies.
  • A comprehensive curriculum developed in tune with the skill requirements of the industry.
  • A team of industry experts facilitates industrial visits, internships and mock tests and interviews to help students sail through the recruitment process.
  • A commendable 90% placement track record. The students of REACH have been placed in various reputed organizations such as Rajadhani Group, Muthoot Finance, NIMS, Asianet, Allianz Cornhill, S K Hospital, Sristi Computers, Ananthapuri Hospital, Aptara Learning Private Limited, etc.

REACH with its zealous team of expert trainers continues to instil the right attitude, skills and knowledge in the young and aspiring women of today and equip them to cope with strict discipline to meet life situations and challenges with ease and élan. The efforts of REACH are augmented by its robust placement cell that has forged fruitful long term relationships with several recruiters and the encouraging feedback from them speaks volumes on the quality of training that we impart to our students. Today REACH is getting popular day after day in the minds of people and is standing tall as the flagship finishing school program of the Kerala State Government.

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