Who: National Job Portal for Persons with Disabilities
What: Launched by Union Government
When: 27 January 2016
The Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot on 27 January 2016 launched the National level Job portal www.disabilityjobs.gov.in for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs).
The Ministry aims to carry out skill training programme for 5 lakh Persons with Disabilities in next 3 years.
Highlights of the job portal
• It was developed by the National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC).
• The PwDs can avail the different facilities like self employment loan, education loan, skill training, link to scholarships and information about jobs at this portal.
• It will empower persons with disabilities by providing them all desired information for employment opportunities on single window platform