Punjab starts employment centre for PwD
An employment exchange and a centre for skill development for people with intellectual and physical disabilities have started its services in Amritsar in Punjab.
The centre has been started at Guru Nanak Dev University in partnership with Pehal Resource Centre.
The project aims to provide self-employment for the PwDs in the district.
The self-help groups will work with people with intellectual disabilities to start small-scale units, making furniture and paper bags that will be sold to give income for them.
For people with physical disabilities, degree and diploma courses in computer science and technology will be started by the centre.
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