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Towards building a Disability Confident Organization

Date : Wednesday, 6th January 2016

Venue: Netmagic,  Lighthall 'C' Wing, Hiranandani Business Park, Saki Vihar Road, Chandivali, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400072

Timings: 2:30 pm – 5:00pm

Some of the companies have formulated and identified their niche areas to practice Inclusion. Understanding the strategy and challenges faced by these companies in achieving its inclusion goals, will help others to overcome their challenges. The workshop will have early adopter company, who has hired and retained employees who are Persons with Disabilities, share the need for inclusion, their practices on the following:


a. Evolving an Inclusion Plan for persons with disabilities,
b. Identifying roles, Job Analysis and Description,
c. Sourcing, Recruitment (Interview and selections),
d. Induction, Training
e. Reasonable accommodation,
f. Retention processes and Career Progression, and Policy for sustainable practice

This workshop will be led by Bank of America Continuum India Limited and Scope International who have built strong inclusion practices in the organization. Designed as an interactive session, the companies will elaborate their process and practices, answer queries from participant companies and share tips to demystify hiring and retention of Person with Disabilities.

This workshop will also include ‘Disability sensitization’ by an NGO who actively works, especially in the area of skilling Persons with Disabilities. The NGO will explain/demonstrate how persons with Speech and Hearing disability, and persons with Visual Disability, lives and works. This is expected to help companies get a better understanding and be sensitized on the needs of reasonable accommodation when hiring and at workplace.

Who should attend: D& I Heads, HR Heads of NASSCOM member companies                 



Aarti Kapoor

Aarti Kapoor is the Vice President , Head Migrations and Project Management at Bank of America Continuum India limited(BACI). Aarti has an overall experience of 23 years in Financial Services. She has set up the Disability Action Network (DAN) in BACI in 2011, leading it since then.


Rajesh Balaji

Rajesh Balaji has been in the HR profession for over 20 years, he joined Scope International; a year ago to Head HR for Banking operations and Finance. Prior to joining Standard Chartered , he was with Barclays heading HR for shared services. During his 2 decades  of experience , he has worked in various industries such as manufacturing, IT and now in Banking. Rajesh has worked in Apac, Europe and North America close to a decade and that helped him to import best practices in the areas Diversity, Rewards, business partnering etc.








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