Pindi hires over 300 people with disabilities

Deputy Commis­sioner Talat Mehmoo­d Gondal says Rawalp­indi is ranked top in recrui­ting disabl­ed in the provin­ce

Deputy Commissioner Talat Mehmood Gondal says Rawalpindi is ranked top in recruiting disabled in the province. PHOTO: REUTERS

RAWALPINDI: More than 300 people with disabilities have been recruited in various government and private departments to help them earn their livelihood, said Deputy Commissioner Talat Mehmood Gondal on Tuesday.

Chairing a meeting to review recruitment of disabled, he said adequate facilities were being provided to the disabled by the Punjab government and directed the officials to ensure timely payment of their salaries before Eid Ul Adha. Rawalpindi division is ranked top in recruiting disabled in the province, he added.

Talat said steps were being taken to bring disabled in the field of sports so that they could show their abilities.

He said those recruited have been inducted in Education,Agriculture, TMA, Health, Social Welfare, Fatima Jinnah University and Koh i Noor Textile Mills.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 23rd, 2017.

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