To promote the importance of life skills and how youth can cope up with different problems a life skills education programme was held from 2-17 July at Dispur. The programme was organised by Organisation for Leadership Development. Students of class x and IX from Kishalaya Vidyapith, took part in the programme. The modules followed is similar to the UNFPA model which coverers 10 Core Life Skills such as Self Awareness, Effective Communication Skill, empathy, interpersonal relationship, coping with stress, coping with emotions, problem solving, decision making.
The valedictory function of the life skills programme was held on 22nd July at Bhogeswari Phukanani Indoor Stadium, Dispur Mr. Samual, In charge of World Vision North East Region was the Chief Guest and Mr. Ranjan K Baruah of North East Youth Foundation was the special Guest in the programme. The programme was presided over by Shri Anjan Bordoloi, President of the Organisation for Leadership Development and the objective of the meeting was shared by Mrs. Neeru Basumatary, the Secretary of the Organisation. The function was attended by about 50 persons including parents, teachers and representatives from different NGOs. The students shared their experiences and performed cultural programme.