"At a meeting in the city, 375 persons with disabilities who had either completed their matriculation or intermediate were felicitated for securing employment. Secretary of Information Technology Jayesh Ranjan, who presented the mementoes to the youth, asked TASK and Youth4Jobs to “help the candidates build their career” since sustaining and growing in career is “as important as bagging a job”. Addressing the audience, Bollam Renuka, a physically challenged employee of a private company, said she makes Rs. 4.2 lakh annually for excelling in tasks assigned to her. “My first job was with Bank of America. I moved to another private company as they offered a better salary. My employers are pleased with my work,” Ms. Renuka said.
Pokkula Praveen, a disabled employee at Amazon India, said an employer who had initially denied him a job, hired him after he was trained to face interviews. Currently, Mr. Praveen earns Rs. 2 lakh a year."Go Back