April 29, 2016: Apparel Training & Design Centre (ATDC) Tamil Nadu centres have trained a massive 30, 000 plus candidates in the last 5 years. It has trained more than 3000 candidates under its long term programmes and 28, 000 plus candidates under its Short term (ISDS-SMART) programmes. This has led to a continuous supply of skilled labourers to the textile industry here which as a state has 27% of total employment of textile-yarn-apparel-sector in the country.
April 12, 2016: The North-Western Railway Women's Welfare Organisation (NWR-WWO) organised a two day fair in Jaipur, the zonal headquarters of NWR. The event aims at generating resources for women welfare as NWR-WWO is engaged in raising gender sensitivity and empowering women at divisional levels by providing them necessary skills. NWR-WWO is a social welfare organisation that undertakes various welfare activities not only for women folk but also for the railway children. Several women members of the organization set up stalls with various merchandise for raising welfare funds. Photo: Ashok Kumar/OneWorld South Asia
March 16, 2016: Lakshmibai College, a constituent college of the University of Delhi, has started a Youth Red Cross (YRC) wing on the occasion of its annual festival. The YRC unit will involve students for extending social welfare activities with the participation of students. The college also honoured meritorious students from the disabled category during the annual festival. Girls from the college have been actively participating on many social fronts including raising awareness towards greener environment and better waste management. Ashok Kumar/OneWorld South Asia
February 14: Development and overall progress became the favourite theme for the youth in Patna as they flashed their love for social and development causes to mark the Saraswati Puja celebrations in the academic institutions. Students enthusiastically showcased their concern for various subjects including environment, Smart Cities, cleanliness and gender equality. Here, the students of a Cimage College, a private management college in Patna are pictured along with the various posters and rangoli (Indian art of making designs on floor using coloured powder) created by them to showcase the development issues, especially those highlighting concern about gender parity. Photo and Text: Ashok Kumar/OneWorld South Asia
February 14: Just one day before the world marks Valentines Day, the youth in Patna flashed their love for social and development causes to mark the Saraswati Puja celebrations in the academic institutions. Students enthusiastically showcased their concern for various subjects including environment, Smart Cities, cleanliness and gender equality. Here, the students of a Cimage College, a private management college in Patna are pictured along with the various posters and rangoli (Indian art of making designs on floor using coloured powder) created by them to showcase the development issues, especially those highlighting concern about gender parity. Photo and Text: Ashok Kumar/OneWorld South Asia
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