May 3: NOWPDP and Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPD), Govt. of Sindh hosted a session titled, “How to become a Disability Confident Organization?”
The session was attended by over representatives from 60+ corporates entities that made the attendees aware about the “Sindh Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Act 2018”, which requires private establishments to have 5% of their workforce consist of persons with disabilities.
Panelists of the session were Syed Qassim Naveed Qamar, Special Assistant to Chief Minister on DEPD; Ramiz Baig, Chairman, Institute of Architects, Pakistan-Karachi Chapter; Amir Adnan, Fashion Designer; Tamkeen Faisal, GM HR Business Partner, K-Electric; Farhat Rasheed, ED Marketing & Operations, Westbury Group and Parishae Adnan, Director, Amir Adnan. The session was moderated by NOWPDP’s Director, Omair Ahmad.