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51 Applications for National Commission for Disabilities Commissioners Advance to Next Selection Phase

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51 Applications for National Commission for Disabilities Commissioners Advance to Next Selection Phase
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51 Applications for National Commission for Disabilities Commissioners Advance to Next Selection Phase
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JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - A total of 51 applicants for the National Commission for Disabilities (KND) commissioner candidates have passed the online selection phase on August 26, 2021. The participants who pass the selection will follow the next phase, comprising of profile assessment.

According to the Open Selection Committee for KND Harry Hikmat, this test is to select the 21 best candidates who will take part in the next selection in the form of medical test and interview. Of the 21 people, 14 applicants will be proposed by the Minister of Social Affairs.

“From the 14 candidates, the President will determine seven commissioners through a Presidential Decree," said Harry Hikmat, who is also the Secretary General of the Ministry of Social Affairs, in Jakarta (10/02/2021).

The Open Committee for Filling the Position of KND Commissioner consists of Harkristuti Harkrisnowo, Angkie Yudistia, Mimi Mariana Lusli, and Siswadi. The Panel works to carry out the mandate of Article 134 of Law Number 8 Year 2016 on Persons with Disabilities, and Presidential Regulation Number 68 Year 2020 on the National Commission for Disabilities.

According to Harry Hikmat, there are 1,291 applicants for the KND Commissioner. Of these, 169 people were declared to have passed the administration, and all of them were entitled to take part in the online Quality Selection on August 26, 2021 ago.

"However, there were participants who did not take part in the online quality selection for various reasons, and some died before the quality selection was carried out," he said.

The online Quality Selection that was held on August 26, 2021, was preceded by two technical meetings. This is to help prospective selection participants understand earlier about the Computer Assisted Test (CAT) system, and get used to using online-based applications in carrying out tests, including for people with visual impairments and various other disabilities.

"The test consists of multiple choice as well as writing a paper," he said.

KND is a non-structural institution that is independent and has the task of monitoring, evaluating, and the implementation, protection, and fulfillment of the rights of persons with disabilities.

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