BANDUNG-Head of Manpower and Transmigration Office (Disnakertrans) West Java, Ferry Sofwan revealed, in West Java, the number of persons with disabilities in the category of work force of about 2 million people, of which 7% are still not working. To overcome these problems, the company continues to conduct skills training for persons with disabilities.
"The number of trainees from year to year fluctuates. We usually provide training up to 10 batches, per force up to 20. The focus of training to PwDs is sewing, catering and processing of handicraft products," he said after the Gebyar event handover of motion aids and business activities on people with disabilities by BPJS Employment in Bandung, Tuesday (8/8).
According to Ferry, the type of trained skill is accordance with the physical abilities and interests of the participants themselves. "So we do not lead, we let the participants choose by themselves, but after the training we also facilitate the job market for those who want to work in the company, or we help towards entrepreneurship" he said. (Pun)