Tribune News Service sianage.com Ambala, April 10 Dissatisfied with the pension being provided by the state government, the educated differently abled have sought jobs by expressing their views before Dinesh Shastri, commissioner of the Disabilities Department of Social Justice and Empowerment Haryana.Shastri was here to listen to the grievances of the disabled people at the Panchayat Bhawan in Ambala City on Tuesday.Their demands include jobs for educated disabled, BPL cards, financial assistance, 100 square-yard plots, bus pass facility and increase in pension.The commissioner said, “It has been decided that automatic ramps will be installed in the new buses of the Haryana Roadways so that the disabled people do not face difficulty in using the public transport. Besides this, it has also been decided to create a barrier-free atmosphere at all the government, non-government and recognised offices where public dealing is done. Ramps will also be set up in all the offices.”He said the department had been contemplating over providing jobs to educated disabled people as per their qualification under the out-sourcing quota.District Social Welfare Officer Surjit Kaur said efforts were being made to start vocational courses for the disabled. article end
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