Special job fair for the disabled held in Lhasa


Photo taken on Nov. 20 shows that Migmar Chozin (F), a disabled girl from Konggar County, Lhoka City, is taking part in the job fair in Lhasa. [Xinhua/ Liu Dongjun]

On Nov. 20, a special job fair for the disabled was held in Lhasa. Over 130 units took part in the job fair and more than 1000 posts were provided.This activity aims to let the disabled apply for jobs more efficiently through collective recruitment.

On the site, workers from Disabled Persons Federation (DPF) at all levels, teachers from special education schools and college student volunteers are busy providing services such as policies and regulations consulting, occupation introduction, professional recommendations, employment and unemployment registration, and so on.

Jampa Trinley, director of the vocational education center of Lhasa Special Education School, is busy distributing employment recommendation tables to students. He says, “every student applying for a job here is ensured to get three copies of the employment recommendation tables. Then the probability of reaching intent with employing units can be high.”

A worker of the DPF of Tibet Autonomous Region introduces that service industry is the most suitable post for people with disabilities, while national handicrafts production is in the second place. Then it is the security work. In addition, Tibetan cooking is also very popular.

"Collective recruitment saves a lot of human, material and financial resources, and the choices are more wider,”says Tenzin Namgyal who has learned Tibetan language computer input in a training class. Now he is looking for a job relevant to accountant,Tibetan language input, or hospital register.

At present, there are 194000 disabled people in Tibet, among which more than 51000 people are in the working age. According to the Human Resources and SocialSecurityof Tibet Autonomous Region, to guarantee the employment rights of the disabled, Tibet has implemented the employment system that employers should arrange employment for the disabled in proportion since January 2012. In addition, a number of preferential policies are carried out to promote employment.

Apart from that, Tibet also strengthens vocational training for the disabled. It is said that DPF of Tibet Autonomous Region has cooperated with qualified training institutions. Various kinds of trainings are held.National vocational training base is established. Professionalism and quality of these trainings are improved and guaranteed. Participators can enjoy preferential policies such as free education, board and lodging.