Vocational Training for Differently Abled

Cognizant Foundation has supported The Association of People with Disability (APD), Bangalore for the purchase of vocational training equipment and one year’s operational expenses for running the Electronic Mechanic and Fitter course, affiliated to National Council of Vocational training (NCVT). This project will train and provide employment opportunities to 77 youth with disability. 

The Association of People with Disability (APD), Bangalore, has been in existence since 1959, working with People with Disability (PWD) and other stakeholders such as Government, Industry, Institutions, Parents and Community with the objective of empowering and enabling PWDs integrate with mainstream population. APD offers its service in Education – through a school for the disabled; Vocational Training & Livelihood – through ITI certificate courses and IT, BPO, Physiotherapy, Fitter training and Electronic Mechanic, and Healthcare – through mobility aids and therapy.