Vocational training

Vice-President inaugurates “Kausalya Sadanam” – a vocational training center for rural women – India Education | Latest Education News | World Education News

New Delhi: Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today stressed the need to build an inclusive society that is sensitive to the needs of people with disabilities. He said people with special needs need empathy, not sympathy.

Interacting today with staff and trainees at the “Composite Regional Center (CRC) for Skills Development and Rehabilitation of Disabled People” in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, he said people with disabilities can excel in any domain if a favorable and conducive environment is created for them.

Referring to India’s outstanding performance at the Tokyo Paralympic Games, he said the determination and hard work of Paralympians has inspired millions of Indians. They have proven that any handicap can be overcome with courage and willpower.

The vice-president called for the creation of public infrastructures adapted to people with disabilities for movement without obstacles. Commending the CRC for empowering the Divyangjans through vocational training, he also urged the private sector to come forward and actively provide jobs for people with disabilities.

On this occasion, the vice president also distributed aids and devices to Divyang beneficiaries.

CRC, Nellore operates under the administrative control of the National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (NIEPID), Secunderabad, and currently provides skills development training to persons with special disabilities in various vocational occupations such as data entry operation, sewing machine operation, office assistant training, and LED panel manufacturing, among others.

Officials of National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities, Secunderabad (NIEPID), staff and interns of CRC, Nellore were present on the occasion.

Later in the day, the Vice President inaugurated Kousalya Sadan – Rural Empowerment Training Institute (RSETI) at Swarna Bharat Trust, Nellore. Inaugurating the vocational training center, Shri Naidu stressed that empowering women, economically and socially, is central to our nation’s development story. Kousalya Sadan’s goal is to impart professional skills to underprivileged sections of society. On this occasion, Shri Naidu also interacted with Chenchu ​​tribe children at the Trust who came from Erragondapalem village near Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh.

Shri Magunta Sreenivasula Reddy, Member, Lok Sabha, Shri Kamineni Srinivas, Former Minister, Andhra Pradesh and other dignitaries were present.