The second edition of Skill Week 2021 was held amidst a special gathering in the presence of prominent entrepreneurs, government diplomats and professionals by Glocal Pvt Ltd with the aim to promote skill development. Skill week was held to help youth to explore, get engaged and educated in various skills and had a series of workshops and competitions to make it engaging and effective.
The closing ceremony of Skill Week 2021 and the Nabil Skill Hero Award was held in the presence of Sonam Wangchuk as guest of honour. He is from Ladakh, India and is an engineer, innovator and education reformist, also recognised widely as the inspiration behind the Bollywood blockbuster, 3 Idiots. The four distinct skill areas of Art and Culture, Entrepreneurship, Tourism and Hospitality and Science and Technology were focused on and four distinct personalities and achievers were honoured with the Nabil Skill Hero Award.
In Tourism and Hospitality, Gagan Pradhan, MD of Himalayan Java; in Arts and Culture, Kutumba Band; in Entrepreneurship, Shanti Chadha, Founder President of FWEAN and MD of Nepal Woman Crafts; and in Science and Technology, Pavitra Bahadur Gautam, Co-Founder and CEO of Karkhana were honored.
The jury members for Nabil Skill Hero Award by Glocal were Nona Deprez, Ambassador, Delegation of European Union to Nepal and Dr Upendra Mahato, Chairman of the Mahato Group.