Saturday, 13 September 2014
From bottling industry to IT, India Inc finds right fit in differently abled as they bring more dedication to job : Delhi
A couple of months back when Prasad Corporation hired 50 people with disabilities, it unknowingly discovered a perfect fit for its digital film restoration division. Unlike its normal staff, the new hires with hearing and speech impairment, could cope better with high noise levels in the division. The company is now looking at hiring 100 more differently abled people this fiscal.
Every month, the hotel chain conducts a sign language certification programme for all its employees. "To enable a smooth communication between employees with disabilities and the rest of our staff we religiously hold the certification programme where participation is compulsory," said Santosh Kumar Nayak, GM fromRed Fox Hotels (Lemon Tree). The Park, Hyderabad has hired around 10 persons with disability as a pilot project. The hotel sensitises all its guests on the floor before these employees take up the house cleaning task under a supervisor.
Source : Economic Times , 5th September 2014