Enhancing Corporate Inclusivity for Persons with Disabilities

  • 25 Oct 2023

On 20th October, 2023, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) and the Skill Council for Persons with Disability (SCPwD) at the IICA Campus in Manesar, Gurugram(Haryana).

Key Points

  • Collaborative Objective: The MoU aims to leverage the expertise of SCPwD and IICA to equip corporations with the knowledge, skills, and competencies required for creating and managing a diverse workforce.
  • This collaboration will facilitate skill courses in areas like "Qualification – Job Coach for Inclusivity (JCI)" programs and other diverse fields.
  • Importance of Inclusivity: The collaboration between IICA and SCPwD will help build capacities among corporate representatives and other stakeholders entering the Diversity and Inclusion domain.
  • About SCPwD: The Skill Council for Persons with Disability (SCPwD) is a not-for-profit organization established under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.
  • It was created in October 2015 in alignment with the National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 2015. S
  • CPwD's formation was a joint effort of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MSJE), National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) to mainstream Persons with Disabilities (PwD).
  • About IICA: The Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) is an autonomous institution established by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA), Government of India.