Six follow-up workshops were conducted by IEDI for EDP graduates during this period. The objectives of the workshops were to assess the impact of training, identify their current business status and to provide counselling. 93 EDP graduates participated in these workshops. On the basis of these workshops, it was found that out of them, 52 percent have already started the business. Likewise, 31 percent were in the process of setting up their business, 13 percent have postponed and rest 4 percent have dropped the idea of starting their own business.