29th April 2022: Interaction Cum Counselling Session for Students with Disabilities themed “Self-Advocacy is the Best Advocacy” organised by Committee for Students with Disabilities & IQAC, KCK

Organised by the Committee for Students with Disabilities, Kohima College, the resource person for the programme was Ms Ashe H Kiba, General Secretary, Nagaland State Disability Forum (NSDF) & Programme Coordinator, Office of the Commissioner for Person with Disabilities (PWDs), Government of Nagaland.

The programme was organised for the students with disabilities, where 5 students with different types of disabilities participated. The resource person Ashe H. Kiba started by sharing her childhood experiences & challenges in being disabled, mostly of discriminatory exclusion from the lack of awareness. She encouraged the participants to think positively & have self-belief. She also counselled them to know their rights, that they are entitled to equality before law. She added that teachers needed to be sensitised in dealing with PWDs. The programme was an engaging & an enlightening experience for the students as well as faculty. A total of 11(both students & teachers) attended the programme.