Union Minister for Human Resource Development Kapil Sibal
distributed Hunar Certificates to learners of the National Institute of Open
Schooling Delhi region. The ceremony was organized at Zakir Hussain College
As a part of its endeavour to promote school education
amongst disadvantaged communities, the National Institute of Open Schooling
(NIOS) launched the ‘HUNAR’ project for Skill Development and Training of Girls
on 26th February 2011. About 1613 girls took admission and 218 learners passed
through 14 centres in the Old city area of Delhi in different trades such as
Cutting Tailoring, Basic Computing, Preservation of Vegetables & Fruits,
Gram Sakhi, Embroidery etc.
Congratulating the successful learners, Sibal hoped that the
HUNAR Project would be extended to more and more Muslim Girls, enabling them to
nurture the skill that each one is naturally endowed with.
Haroon Yusuf, Minister for Electricity, Food & Civil
Supplies, Govt. of Delhi and Prahlad Singh Sahni, councillor, Chandi Chowk were
also present on the occasion.