MULTAN (APP) - The struggle of about 80 highly educated disabled youngsters including females from across South Punjab, for jobs for the last few years, has ended up in disappointment and frustration.
Most of these special youngsters used wheel-chairs for their movement. According to information collected by this agency, the youngsters have been struggling hard to eke out earning includes one MBBS doctor Mohammad Waseem as well.
Similarly, other youth including Mubashar, Nazneen, Fahah Bilal, Mrs Tahir, Miss Zahida, Mohammad Inaam, Rabia, Aaliya Perveen, Shahid Malik, Hafiz Riaz, Ayesha Nawaz and Nazia Saeed are holding Master degrees.
Similarly, 17 disabled persons are with graduation back ground. The unemployed youngster who have done graduation are Sameena Batool, Asma Perveen, Rana Tahir, Adnan, Irfan Ali, Mohammad Arshad, Shehla Asghar, Nasrullah, Tahir Shehzad, Sameena Shabbir, Haq Nawaz, Tehseen Zahoor, Ifrat Batool, Mohammad Salman, Majeed Ali, Fawad and Yasir Hameed.
Nearly 20 youngsters are with FA background and the rest have done matriculation, informed Miss Zahida Hameed, chairperson Society for Special Persons. Fahad Bilal as MBA, a wheelchair user while talking to APP informed that he was facing utmost disappointment as he was continuously ignored by different departments for provision of job. He remarked, “he had applied for job several times but remained ignored”. He added that he himself felt as burden on parents and was in grip of frustration. There are two disabled couple including Rana Tahir (BCom) - Mrs Tahir (MA) and Tanveer (Deaf, FA), Mrs Tanveer (Deaf, FA) also making strenuous efforts to search job for last few years. Society for Special Persons Chairperson Miss Zahida Hameed demanded Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to heed to the plight of the educated special persons and help manage jobs for them in order to make them useful citizens of the society.