Gangwar opens NCSC-DA in city
GUWAHATI, Oct 6: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour & Employment Santosh Kumar Gangwar iugurated the disabled-friendly building of tiol Career Service Centre for Differently-Abled (NCSC-DA) in Guwahati on Friday. Gangwar expressed his desire to expand the Ministry's footprints in the Northeast with the motive of labour welfare at various levels. He said that the NCSC-DA building would be an inspiration for others to emulate the model apart from bringing positive changes in the lives of persons with disabilities. He also applauded the contribution of the State Government not only for its support in the construction of building but also to have synergy in other areas too.
The Guwahati building has been constructed at cost of Rs. 10.40 crore. The land for the building was provided by Government of Assam. The state-of-the-art building is unique in ture of its kind in Assam and is one among 8 buildings constructed so far for tiol Career Service Centres for Differently-Abled (erstwhile VRCs).
The objective of the NCSC-DA is to evaluate the residual capacities of PwDs, impart non-formal skill training and extend the vocatiol rehabilitation assistance for economically mainstreaming them.
Government of India is also implementing the tiol Career Service (NCS) project as a Mission Mode Project for transformation of the tiol Employment Service to provide job matching and other employment services in a transparent and user friendly manner. The NCS Portal is hosted at URL www.ncs.gov.in and supported with a toll free number 1800-425-1514 to assist and guide the youth including PwDs. More than 100 Model Career Centres have been established.