EFICOR Livelihood Resource Centre, Janakpuri, New Delhi works in Skill building and for inclusive job placement of Persons With Disabilities. The NGO has observed an International Day of Persons With Disabilities on Saturday, 3rd December at EFICOR HQ, Janakpuri, New Delhi. Since 2011, EFICOR has been working sustainable livelihood opportunities with the support of Leonard Cheshire Disability, UK.
On 3rd December, Persons with disabilities participated in the Disability Day program along with their guardians. Accenture, Cognigent and NIIT Foundation also participated in the program.
Some successfully placed candidates in ICICI Bank & Hotel Lemon Tree, shared successful case studies of their journey and the challenges overcome. NIIT Foundation shared about need of skill building for PWDs. Accenture and Cognizant emphasized on need of PWDs as a workforce and knowing their abilities. Motivational videos and disability anthem were were displayed during the program to encourage the Persons With Disabilities.
The aim of the Livelihood Resource Centre is to remove the barriers and enabling Persons With Disabilities to become self reliant.