Chandigarh, July 6

On the directives of Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann for imparting skill training to youth across the state, Punjab Skill Development Mission (PSDM) through its Training Partner DCF Skills on Wednesday started State’s first Skill Development Center for Divyang (Physically Challenged like Deaf & Dumb, Visually impaired) at GGN Campus, Civil Lines, Ludhiana.

This Centre was inaugurated by Mission Director, PSDM Ms. Deepti Uppal. Speaking on the occasion, Ms. Uppal said that it is utmost important to inculcate the Divyang people in the mainstream of society and provide them skill training, which will certainly help them to gain some specific skill and start earning their livelihood.

She further said that this will help in making Divyangs an equal partner in the socio-economic growth of the country on the one hand and ensuring a life full of dignity and pride for them on the other. She said that this center will impart training Data Entry Operator and Customer Care Executive Courses to 180 Deaf people. All the students shall be provided placement assistance at the end of the course at free of cost. The Mission Director added, “It is a immense pleasure for PSDM to establish a Skill Development Center for Divyang to provide Skill training to them as a noble cause.”

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