Job fair for differently abled inaugurated
New Delhi, Sep 7 Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot on Wednesday inaugurated a job fair for 'divyangjans' (differently abled people) here.
The two-day event, organised by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment at the Vocational Rehabilitation Centre for Handicapped at Karkardooma, in east Delhi, will see the participation of around 30 private firms.
Speaking on the occasion, Gehlot said the government has taken many initiatives for the welfare of the differently abled as well as the weaker section of society, including extending scholarships to them.
The participating companies will assess each candidate as per their requirements and offer them employment.
Besides, the differently abled visitors will be given information relating to various employment schemes, training and scholarships offered by the government.