[AI] Union Bank of India releases Equal Opportunity Policy for PWD Staff Members

B. R. Nautial brnautial at gmail.com
Sun Jan 6 22:26:47 EST 2019


Almost all the banks have been providing the same facilities to their 
Visually impaired employees. Nothing is new with Union Bank of India.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Aravind R" <aravind.andhrabank at gmail.com>
To: "AccessIndia: a list for discussing accessibility and issues concerning 
the disabled." <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Monday, January 7, 2019 5:00 AM
Subject: Re: [AI] Union Bank of India releases Equal Opportunity Policy for 
PWD Staff Members


> Bank of baroda also released similar circular.
>
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>> On 07-Jan-2019, at 12:50 AM, Rahul Gambhir <rahul.gambhir88 at gmail.com> 
>> wrote:
>>
>> 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
>> EMail.
>>
>>
>> Best
>> Rahul
>>> 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
>>>> complied;
>>>> •     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 /
>>>> promotion;
>>>> •    provision is made, as far as possible, for reasonable 
>>>> accommodation,
>>>> for assistive devices and for barrier free environment to persons with
>>>> disabilities;
>>>> •     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
>>>>
>>>>
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>>> కాకర్ల నాగేశ్వరయ్య
>>>
>>> K. Nageswaraiah
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