Inclusive Job Fair for Youth with Disabilities by APD and BCIC on June 22

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Bengaluru, June 10, 2024: The Association of People with Disability (APD), in collaboration with the Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC), is organizing a ‘Mega Inclusive Job Fair’ at Maharani Lakshmi Ammanni College for Women (Autonomous), Malleshwaram, Bengaluru on June 22, 2024. The event will take place from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. This inclusive job fair aims to create a platform for youth with disabilities from all walks of life and for the students at Maharani College to explore diverse career opportunities. More than 50 renowned companies from various sectors such as BPO, Retail, BFSI, Automotive, Horticulture, Healthcare, Logistics, Fashion, and Lifestyle will participate in the fair, providing a wide range of job openings.

“This job fair not only bridges the gap between employers and talented individuals with disabilities but also emphasizes the importance of inclusivity in the workplace. Our goal is to empower these individuals by providing them with access to meaningful employment opportunities,” Dr. Senthil Kumar, CEO, APD

Commenting on the initiative Dr. S Devarajan, President, BCIC, said, “The BCIC is honored to support this program which aligns with our vision of creating a more diverse and inclusive industry landscape. This job fair is a testament to our collective effort to ensure that everyone, regardless of their abilities, can contribute to and benefit from our economy.”

This inclusive mega job fair is expected to attract over 500 job seekers of which over 70% could secure suitable employment.