KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday assured the differently abled persons to provide them government jobs in April for which he issued necessary directives to the chief secretary to expedite the process.
This he said while holding a meeting with the representatives of differently abled persons here at the Chief Minister House.
He said that there is a two percent quota for disabled persons in the government jobs which he had enhanced to five percent. “Since the overall recruitment process was taking time, therefore a separate process for differently abled persons was started and now their interviews have almost been done,” he told them.
Murad Ali Shah said that he was trying to establish the differently persons on the basis of their abilities. “We are not giving you any favour but it is your right to lead a respectable life and become effective citizen of our country, this is why I am holding sixth meeting with you today,” he said while talking to the delegation of differently abled.
The differently abled persons thanked the chief minister for his support and personal interest.
After holding the meeting with the differently abled persons, the CM held another meeting with his ministers Jam Mehtab Dahar and Dr Sikandar Mendhro, chief secretary Rizwan Memonand and with secretaries of different departments.
He said that the interview process of differently abled persons has almost come to conclusion. “I want you to work out department-wise vacancy positions with five percent quota allocated for differently abled persons so that they can be issued offer orders on merit accordingly,” he directed the chief secretary Rizwan Memon.
The chief minister also directed all the secretaries of provincial departments to work out vacancy position and give a report to the chief secretary. “We are going to give jobs to differently abled persons purely on merit,” he concluded.