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Palak unveils software to bridge jobseekers with disabilities and employers

State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak on Sunday inaugurated Emporia, a software developed for the job-seeking individuals with disabilities.

“Emporia will work as a bridge between specially-abled individuals and potential employer organizations,” said the State Minister for ICT while inaugurating the software on a virtual platform.

The digital platform was developed under the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities including NDD through ICT project.

Minister Palak said this platform will play an important role in reducing hassles for people with disabilities who come to Dhaka from different corners of the country to attend interviews in ‘Job Fairs’ held by the ICT Ministry.

Through this digital platform, disabled people will be able to receive ICT based training, submit CV for job and give job interviews over video conference, said Palak.

ICT department has taken initiatives to provide various IT training to disabled people, to make them capable according to their necessities, he said in his chief guest’s speech.

Source: United News of Bangladesh