Job Center for employment of specially abled
25 August 2015, Nirapad News: Center for Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) is set to open an ‘Inclusive Job Center’ with the view to create job opportunities for all specially abled persons, including the paralyzed, in the mainstream of job market, including ready made garments (RMG) industries.
Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), CRP and German Development Cooperation (GIZ) will jointly open the center in September.
BGMEA vice-president (finance) Riaz Bin Mahmud, CRP executive director Shafique Ul Islam and program coordinator of Promotion of Social and Environmental Standard (PSES) in the Industry of GIZ Dr. Jochen Frank Weikert signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at CRP office in city’s Mirpur area on Monday.
National Skills Development Council (NSDC) chief executive ABM Khorshed Alam attended the signing ceremony as chief guest.
CRP founder Dr Valerie Taylor and GIZ senior advisers Bettina Schmidt and Sarwat Ahmed, among others, were present at the ceremony.
Dr Jochen Weikert said they will try to train the specially abled people through the Job Center so that they can work at the RMG factories where there is a huge demand of skilled workers.