Vendor Education and Development Programme in order to empower locals/PAFs was organised by Ratle Hydroelectric Power Corporation on 30.10.2021 at Project affected village Kandni and Drabshalla, Tehsil-Drabshalla, Distt-Kishtwar. The purpose of the programme is to create awareness amongst PAFs and Locals residing near to the Project to participate in the Local Competitive Bidding and to ensure optimum participation in the tendering process vis-à-vis help to provide opportunities to the PAFs / Locals for upliftment of their social and economic status. The PAFs and Locals of the project affected villages were participated in the programme. All have appreciated the effort made by the Ratle Hydroelectric Power Corporation for oragnisation of the programme. The same was organised by following COVID-19 protocol.