Skill Development
Vocational Training for Disabled Youth
 Swabalambi: meaning self dependence is the project implemented by VIRD to enable the differently-abled youth to engage them in gainful employment. Indo-American Education Fund supported the initiative of VIRD to impart training on cellular phone repairing to 25 youth in Mahidharpur village of Angul   district.


Design Training Development Workshop

25 women artisans benefited from implementation of 15-day training programme on Appliqué making. The target group belonged to Natada village of Angul block in Angul district. The programme was supported by the development Commissioner (Handicrafts) under the aegis of the Ministry of Handicrafts, Govt. of India. Training was imparted by master craftsman empanelled by the DC (H). It was residential in nature.

Vocational Training Programme

VIRD imparted the following training to develop the skill of rural youth. The programme intended to empower the youth economically and self dependence.

Sl. Trade Participants Venue
01 Mushroom cultivation 17 women Nuakheta
02 Agarbatti making 12 women Saruali
03 Candle making 14 women Titigan
04 Book binding 21 women Bahali
05 Pump set repairing 5 men Angul








Mobile repairing

12 youths



Mushroom Cultivation

12 women



Candle making

14 women

Swadhar Greh


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