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Punjab govt committed to fill backlog of PwDs in govt jobs: Balbir Sidhu

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SAS Nagar, December 3, 2019 (Yes Punjab News)

Punjab Health and Family Welfare Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu today said that the state government is committed to fill the backlog of persons with disabilities in government jobs and is constantly working in this direction.

Addressing gathering during the function to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities at Prime Minister Kaushal Kendra Mohali of Mentor Skills India in Phase-8, Mr. Sidhu said that after becoming Minister of Animal Husbandry and Labour Department, first of all, he filled up job backlog of the persons with disabilities. “Under government’s ambitious Ghar-Ghar Rozgar Mission, priority is given to the differently-abled youngsters for employment.

Appreciating the initiatives of providing free-training under National Skills Development Corporation and job opportunities to the persons with disabilities by Mentor Skills India, Mr. Sidhu said it is our prime duty to create them opportunities for their livelihood, thus they can contribute more to the service of the country than we, the ordinary people.

“Giving them chance to move forward, is real service of the humanity”, he added. The Cabinet Minister promised for all possible support in this noble and social cause.

During the ceremony, Mr. Sidhu has distributed appointment letters to Deaf and Mute youngsters selected in various reputed companies. He also distributed tablet and hearing aids, given from Tynor Orthotics to the trainees of the institutes for video communication among the youngsters.

Mr. Sidhu honoured Industry representatives Mr. P.J. Singh MD from Tynor, Mr. Puneet Randhawa from Infosys, Mrs. Annu from Aerial Telecom, Mr. Arjun Singh from SSF, Mr. Kanail Singh from Gillard and Mr. Ravinder Singh.

Mr. Navjit Singh, Director thanked all the dignitaries and also appealed to the local industry to provide placement to these special children. He said that Mentor Skills India is committed to provide skill training and job opportunities to differently abled persons at their centre.

The training is provided free of cost under the aegis of National Skill Development Corporation and Punjab Skill development Corporation. Mr. Sukrit Bansal of Mentor India and Mr. Padam Passi, President, All India Deaf and Dumb Cricket Association were also present on the occasion.

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