‘Job Fair for Divyangjans’ Inaugurated by Shri Thaarwarchand Gehlot

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Two days “Job Fair for Divyangjans” organized by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment was inaugurated by Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment Shri Thaarwarchand Gehlot here today. The Fair has been organized from 7th to 8th September 2016 at Vocational Rehabilitation Centre for Handicapped (VRCH), Plot No.-9-11, Karkardooma, Vikas marg, New Delhi-110092.

Addressing on the occasion Shri Thaarwarchand Gehlot said that a lot of initiatives have been taken by the Government of India for the welfare of Divyangjans and weaker section of society during past two years. Many types of scholarship for Divyangjans have been started since 2014-15. More than 2000 special camp have been organized to distribute them tools kits. He wished the Divyangjans good success in their career ahead and said that such fairs boost the moral of Divyangjans and give them platform to showcase their talent.

About 30 privates sector companies and Industries are participating in this special job fair for Divyangjans. Based on their requirements these companies and industries are making assessments of Divyangjans to give them employment. Apart from this, the Divyangjans will be given information relating to various such employment schemes, trainings and scholarships being offered by the Government of India. Many reputed organizations viz. NHFDC, VRCH, NSIS, Skill Council for Disabled, DSFDC, PNB, IDBI and SBOH etc, have put up their stalls in the fair to enlighten Divyangjans about their programme and schemes. Desirous Divyangjans may reach the job fair with their Photo Id card, Disablity certificate, Educational and Experience Certificates (In original and photo copy). During the job fair, Tools kits will be distributed to them and they will also be provided with the information about wage employment, Self Employment and Skill Development.