GUWAHATI, Dec 27 - The second skill and entrepreneurship development programme on Cosmetology and Beautician for persons with disabilities was held in the city earlier this week. The event was sponsored by National Handicapped Finance Development Corporation (NHFDC).
It was inaugurated by Manoj Kumar Das, Director of Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE), Guwahati, in the presence of Santanu Mohan Deka, Assistant Faculty Member and Arman Ali, Executive Director of Shishu Sarothi, said a statement.
The programme was intended as an exercise to instil confidence into persons with disabilities by providing them livelihood opportunities in various trades as will be suitable for them.
The first programme under this had been held earlier and the NHFDC had stated that a significant initiative on the part of the organisation towards building capacity of persons with disabilities will be taken up in the north-eastern region through imparting various skill development training programmes and hand-holding support services.