National Workshop on Skill Development for Persons with Disabilities held in Delhi
A ‘National Workshop on Skill Development for Persons with Disabilities’ was held in New Delhi on 3 July.
The Workshop was organised by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
The aim of the workshop was to bring together representatives from various sectors such as training partners, policymakers and employers.
Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot inaugurated the event. He addressed the attendees and said that it is vital to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
The workshop was used to discuss the need for identifying the main areas for skill development for disabled people.
With skill development, the chances of employment of people with disabilities can improve. Employment can helpthe disabled people gain financial freedom and lead a better life.
The participation of private sector in this regard can give a major boost employment of people with disabilities.