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State-level disability leadership workshop held in Dimapur

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By EMN Updated: May 02, 2024 4:25 pm
State-level disability leadership workshop held in Dimapur
Diethono Nakhro and others with persons with disabilities during the state-level disability leadership workshop at Tourist Lodge, Dimapur.

DIMAPUR — The Office of the State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities (SCPD), in collaboration with the Nagaland State Disability Forum, organised a state-level disability leadership workshop on April 30 at Tourist Lodge, Dimapur.

The workshop, which witnessed the participation of 44 individuals with disabilities from 11 districts, commenced with a welcome note by Asst. State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, an update stated. 

Disability Commissioner Diethono Nakhro spoke about the duties and functions of the Office of the State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities. She also informed the participants about the various steps being taken in the state to implement the provisions of the RPwD Act 2016.

Nakhro further counselled young people with disabilities about rights and responsibilities, stating that they go hand in hand.

“As we enjoy your rights, such as the right to education, healthcare, employment, and inclusion, it’s important to also fulfil our responsibilities, be disciplined and to always give our best in everything we do,” she said.

Rupa Dutta, Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Pranabananda College, delivered a comprehensive session on personality development and social etiquette, enriching the attendees with valuable insights and strategies for personal growth and effective social interactions, it stated.

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