[AI] Union Bank of India releases Equal Opportunity Policy for PWD Staff Members
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Sun Jan 6 14:20:31 EST 2019
Hello Kakarla Nageswaraiah,
I am afraid, Sharing the internal circular would be not possible, but
will share the word document with relevant text on your personal
On 1/5/19, Kakarla Nageswaraiah <nageswara1982 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Sir,
> If possible, please share the entire document.
> Thanks and regards.
> On 1/4/19, Rahul Gambhir <rahul.gambhir88 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear List,
>> Greetings to all on occasion of World Braille day. It gives me immense
>> pleasure to inform you all that, Union bank of India continuing their
>> empowerment traverse for PWD Staff members has come out with “UNION
>> BANK OF INDIA EQUAL OPPORTUNITY POLICY 2018-19”. The salient features
>> of the policy are;
>> • The Equal Opportunity Policy covers all persons with disabilities in
>> the Union Bank of India. They could be job applicants, full time/part
>> time employees, interns/trainees, contractual employees, including
>> temporary employees.
>> • The Policy will be renewed every year like other policies of the bank.
>> • the work environment is free from any discrimination against persons
>> with disabilities;
>> • a conducive environment, systems and processes are provided to
>> persons with disabilities to perform their roles with excellence;
>> • no opportunity of employment or promotion, etc., is denied to
>> persons with disabilities, merely on ground of disability;
>> • the provisions in respect of Reservation of vacancies, Interchange
>> of vacancies and maintenance of Vacancy based Roster in recruitment as
>> well as in promotions in respect of persons with benchmark
>> disabilities as required under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
>> Act, 2016 and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2017 are
>> • appropriate relaxations and concessions for the purpose of
>> recruitment, promotion and other matters relating to employment as
>> applicable under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 and
>> the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2017 are extended to
>> persons with disabilities;
>> • appropriate amenities, benefits and facilities are provided to
>> persons with disabilities to enable them to effectively discharge
>> their duties in the establishment;
>> • provision is made, as far as possible, to exempt employees with
>> disabilities from rotational transfer policy or to extend preferential
>> posting to employees with disabilities at the time of transfer /
>> • provision is made, as far as possible, for reasonable accommodation,
>> for assistive devices and for barrier free environment to persons with
>> • a person with disability shall not be compelled to partly or fully
>> pay the costs incurred for reasonable accommodation;
>> • persons with disabilities have adequate support and facilities to
>> avail specific / relevant skill development training;
>> • the Bank shall continuously comply with the standards of
>> accessibility relating to physical environment, transport and
>> communication technology, etc., as specified and reviewed under the
>> Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 and the Rights of
>> Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2017 from time to time.
>> • a Grievance Redressed mechanism for redressing the matters related
>> to the employment of persons with disabilities is available
>> In past also bank had taken numerous empowering strides for persons
>> with disabilities. Such as;
>> • Special training program on JAWS for Visually Impaired Staff Members
>> • Special training program for Hearing Impaired Staff Members
>> • Released a Manual on accessing bank packages with JAWS
>> • All training centers are equipped with JAWS software for giving a
>> level playing field to Visually Impaired staff members in regular
>> training Programs.
>> We are optimistic that this policy will be implemented in true spirit
>> and will be instrumental in removing the bottle necks in area of
>> accessibility and will provide an equal opportunity to PWD to
>> contribute at their work place.
>> Best Regards
>> Rahul Gambhir
>> Celebrating Louis Braille birthday Jan 4th.
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