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Supreme Court comes down hard on government for inaction in disabled persons job quota case

February 7 , 2019

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The Supreme Court came down hard on the provincial and federal governments for not starting the recruitment process in a case pertaining to job quota for persons with disabilities.

During the hearing on Thursday, Justice Azmat Saeed asked the provinces to submit an action plan for the implementation of the job quota. He said laws were in place for people with disabilities but they were not being implemented.

The government is making the recruitment process more difficult instead of helping people, the petitioners’ lawyer remarked.

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To this, Justice Saeed said the government was working half-heartedly by advertising in newspapers only.

The court has summoned the provincial and federal secretaries on February 14, Thursday.



  1. Safdar Shah   February 9, 2019 3:06 pm/ Reply

    Well done Dear chief justice of Pakistan please increase disabled quota in kp .

  2. Farooq Malik   February 14, 2019 5:09 pm/ Reply

    Thanks Our respected Justice Justice Azmat Saeed for taking action for disabled person’s rights. Kindly bound and take hard action against Government for quickly implement. We will be grateful to you for this kindness.

  3. Ahmed   February 16, 2019 10:55 pm/ Reply

    Thanks CEO of supreme court of Pakistan plz create jobs for disable person jazak Allah

  4. Farooq Malik   February 17, 2019 1:16 pm/ Reply

    بہت سارے معذور افراد عمر کی وجہ سے بیروزگار رہ جائیں گے جبکہ ادارے عمر کی حد متعین کر رہے ہیں جبکہ اس قبل بھرتیاں کی ہی نہیں گئیں تو یہ معذور افراد کہاں جائیں۔ گے۔ اس پر بھی نظر ثانی کی ضرورت ہے۔ بہت سارے معذور افراد کا بھلا ہو جائے گا۔

  5. Zahid   February 22, 2019 5:36 pm/ Reply

    Thanks to Supreme Court of Pakistan, there should be no limit for age so that the persons who have over aged now may get the benefits …….

  6. Faraz Shadani   March 7, 2019 1:38 pm/ Reply

    Assalam O Alaikum! Sir, Please I want job.. Disability Deaf: “Hearing Impaired”
    E-MAIL shadanifaraz@gmail.com
    Call: 03212025594
    Text: 03042059932
    Faraz Shadani..

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