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Bengaluru: Amazon India on Thursday announced its partnership with a non-governmental organisation (NGO) – Sol’s ARC – to launch an industry first pilot programme to train young adults with autism and intellectual disabilities.
This programme will enable their successful integration into the workforce and help them gain financial independence.
Amazon.in will work closely with Sol’s ARC to create internship opportunities for them across different parts of its fulfilment network.
Through the course of the programme, the NGO would also help create awareness among Amazon employees about autism and intellectual disabilities.
“We are excited about our partnership with Sol’s ARC as it will help us to enable young adults with autism and intellectual disabilities build a career as well as a financially independent life,” said Swati Rustagi, Director of Human Resources, Amazon India Operations.