National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Visual Disabilities (NIEPVD) (DIVYANGJAN)

National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Visual Disabilities (NIEPVD) (DIVYANGJAN)

National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Visual Disabilities (NIEPVD) (DIVYANGJAN) – Regional Centre, Chennai Organizes a National Webinar on “Emerging challenges and Strategies while providing Vocational Skills Training and Job Opportunities for Persons with Visual Impairment”

Date: 5th & 6th November 2020

Time: 2.30 P.M to 4.30 P.M

The medium of Instruction: English

About the Webinar
Mr C.C. Kasimany
Training Officer I/c, NIEPVD-RC

Welcome Address
Dr Sree Priya. R,
Officer I/c, NIEPVD-RC

Inaugural Address
Dr Himangshu Das
Director, NIEPVD, Dehradun

Key Note Address
Mr S.K. Rungta
Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India
General Secretary, NFB
President, Asian Blind Union
Chairman, Braille Council of India

Day – 1 (05.11.2020)

Session 1:
Topic: Vocational Training National Education Policy 2020 – Challenges and Possibilities for People with Visual Impairment
Resource Person:
Mr N. Annavaram, Assistant Professor
Dept. Of Sociology, Hyderabad Central University, Telangana

Session 2:
Topic: Employment Potential for Persons with Visual Impairment in Information and Communication Technology
Resource Person:
Mr Vinod Bengamin
Manager HR, TCS, Chennai

Day 2 (06.11.2020)

Session 1:
Topic: Technical, Vocational Education and Training for the Visual Impairment – New roles and challenges for guidance and counselling
Resource person:
Mr G. Rajasekar
Psychologist/Head of Office
National Career Service Centre for Differently Abled (Formerly Known as VRC), Guindy, Chennai

Session 2:
Topic: Challenges facing by Visually Impaired People with regard to Employment and Accessibility needs
Resource person:
Ms Tiffany Brar
Founder, Jothir Gamaya Foundation, Trivandrum, Kerala

Session 3:
Topic: Game Changer Jobs for Persons with Visual Impairment
Resource person:
Mr Moses Chowdari
Programme Director, Enable India
Bangalore, Karnataka

Session 4:
Topic: Vocational Training Courses available for Persons with Visual Impairment at NIEPVD and other Non-Government Organizations in the Country
Resource person:
Mr D. Hari Krishnan
Typing Instructor, NIEPVD-RC

Vote of Thanks & Programme Coordinator:
Mr C.C. Kasimany
Training Officer I/c, NIEPVD-RC

Programme Moderator:
Mrs S. Swarna Catherine
Placement Officer, NIEPVD-RC

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/yf8Jr4BQKidQnTis8

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMwn8vXUPTQzMbj0q-VHgAw

E – Certificate will be provided within 10 days only to those participants submitting two days feedback form

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