GUWAHATI: Domestic Workers Sector Skill Council (DWSSC) in association with Assam Skill Development Mission (ASDM) organized the ‘Domestic Workers Skill Conclave – Chapter North East’ on June 14, 2019 at NEDFi House, Guwahati on the occasion of ‘International Domestic Workers Day’.
The aim of the Conclave was to facilitate linkages among the various stakeholders pertaining to this sector for improved reward package for the domestic workers and improved service delivery for the employers of these workers. Through this conclave, the Sector Skill Council also aimed to cater to and promote international requirements of the North Eastern Domestic workers abroad.
The event was inaugurated by Minister of Skill, Employment & Entrepreneurship, Transport, Industry & Commerce, Parliamentary Affairs Dept, Act East Policy Affairs (Government of Assam), Chandra Mohan Patowary, as the Chief Guest. The occasion is graced by Pallab Lochan Das, Member of Parliament from Tezpur Lok Sabha constituency as Guest of Honour, Ashutosh Agnihotri, IAS, Commissioner & Secretary, Skill Employment & Entrepreneurship Department, Govt of Assam, Dr LR Bishnoi, IPS, Additional DG, CID , Assam, Anand Prakash Tiwari, IPS, Mission Director- Assam Skill Development Mission, Amod K Kanth (Chairman, Domestic Workers Sector Skill Council) and Narayan Konwar, IAS, Labour Commissioner, Assam as distinguished guests.
As an endeavour to make to give dignity of labor to the domestic workers in North East India through skill development programs, this is for the first time that a skill conclave for domestic workers of this caliber of national standards was organized in the state by this sector skill council. The day-long event ended with a vote of thanks by Amod K Kanth (Chairman, Domestic Workers Sector Skill Council).