National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities
NIEPMD under Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India; serves as a national resource center for empowerment of persons with multiple disabilities. NIEPMD’s mission is to generate new knowledge and promote its effective use to improve the abilities of divyangjan; and to expand the society’s capacity to provide them equal opportunities and full participation. To achieve this mission, the institute conducts research, demonstration, training, technical assistance and related activities to maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities of all ages. (For more details, please visit: www.niepmd.tn.nic.in)
North East India Fashion Week
North East India Fashion Week is a platform provided to all accomplices within North East Indian Industry with a special focus on weavers and handicrafts. The annually held event unites local weavers, designers and international identities for a series of workshops, showcases and mentoring. The organization has successfully conducted events over 5 years with a growing participation each year, that attracted celebrities from not just the fashion industry but also the movie and music industries. The event is generously partnered by the Government of Arunachal Pradesh. www.northeastindiafashionweek.net
Honorary Chief Event, Consultant
Ms.Yana Ete Ngoba, an ace designer and stylist from North-East India. Her work has received numerous national and international accolades. She is committed towards promoting the NE handloom and handicrafts; and is philanthropically driven towards inclusion of divyangjan in the industry.
Rehabilitation of People with Developmental Disabilities, Consultant
Ms. Nitika Mendiratta, a NCR based Social Work entrepreneur, PhD has become somewhat of an advocate for the rights of children with developmental disabitlities. On the idea of this event She says “Money, Life and Individuality of children with special needs is as valid as yours".