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Employment of the Disabled: A Study of the Employment Exchanges

D Uma Devi (Author) P Adinarayana Reddy (Author)
Synopsis The Government of India has initiated a number of welfare measures for the benefit of the disabled in the form of establishing institutions and launching schemes for their socio-economic development. One such scheme is creation of special employment exchanges and cells for registering the disabled and to sponsor them to suitable employment and training. The findings are presented in 10 chapters. The contents of the book refer to the welfare programmes, schemes launched for the disabled in India, administrative structure of the employment exchanges, profile of the employment exchanges officers, registered disabled and employed disable and preferences of the employment of the disabled. In addition, it also describes the functioning of the employment exchanges in terms of sponsoring for employment, its performance as viewed by the functionaries and target and problems of the employment exchanges. Lastly provides recommendations for improving its quality of services. The findings of the study will help the administrators to understand the problems, strengths and weaknesses of the exchanges and provide tips for strengthening them to cater to the needs of the disabled effectively.
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About the authors

D Uma Devi

Dr. D. Uma Devi was born in 1965. She took her B.Com., (1985), M.A. (1987) and Ph.D. (1993) in Adult Education and M.A. (1996) in Sociology from S.V. University. At present she is in the Dept. of Adult Education, S.V. University, Tirupati. She has so far published 11 research papers in various reputed education, adult education and social science journals and presented nearly 18 research papers in National and International Seminars.

P Adinarayana Reddy

Dr. P.A. Reddy, (b. 1957). He took his bachelor degree in Science (1978) and Education (1981) from Bangalore University, Post Graduation (1980) and Doctoral Degrees (1990) in Adult Education from S.V. University and M.Ed. (1984) from Anamalai University. He is at present with the Department of Adult Education in S.V. University Tirupati. He has undergone training in youth and Adult Education in Denmark and ad opportunities to study adult and non-formal education programmes in Denmark, Sweden and West Germany during visit to these countries. He has so far published 50 research papers in various reputed education, adult education and social science journals. He has also published six books viz., Adult Education in India, determinant of Instructor effectiveness, Reading Interests of Adults. Post-Literacy and continuing education, Total literacy campaign for children, Exposure of women to Mass Media, Health Consciousness among Women, Total Literacy campaign: Problem Perspectives, Education of Tribal Women.

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Bibliographic information

Title Employment of the Disabled: A Study of the Employment Exchanges
Format Hardcover
Date published: 10.01.2007
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Sarup & Sons
Language: English
isbn 8176257214
length xiii+121p.