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The McGrath Way Of Championing Disability

India Disability News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:48
Curtis' is a story of championing disability through sports ... That is what brought him to India. While in Delhi, on an invitation of the Australian High Commission, Curtis met the Indian para-athletes who won medals at the Rio games.

The Disabilities Act in India: What Employers Need to Know

India Disability News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:31
The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 along with the Rules (for implementation) have recently been enacted by the federal government. The new law protects disabled persons in India from various forms of discrimination, ensures their access to ...

Centre to issue universal ID to persons with disabilities, says Krishan Gurjar

India Disability News - Sun, 10/12/2017 - 01:18
said in the past three years of the BJP government at the Centre nearly 5,500 such camps have been organised in India for persons with disabilities.

'Centre to issue universal ID to persons with disabilities'

India Disability News - Sun, 10/12/2017 - 01:13
The Centre will soon issue universal ID cards to persons with disabilities which will be valid throughout India, Union minister Krishan Pal Gurjar said here today. At present, an identity card issued by a state is not considered valid in another state ...

Centre to issue universal ID to persons with disabilities: Union minister

India Disability News - Sun, 10/12/2017 - 00:44
The Centre will soon issue universal ID cards to persons with disabilities which will be valid throughout India, Union minister Krishan Pal Gurjar said here today. At present, an identity card issued by a state is not considered valid in another state ...

Govt to issue IDs valid across India to people with disabilities: MoS Krishan Pal Gurjar

India Disability News - Sun, 10/12/2017 - 00:39
The Centre will soon issue ID cards to persons with disabilities which will be valid throughout India, Union minister Krishan Pal Gurjar said in Jhajjar on Saturday. At present, an identity card issued by a state is not considered valid in another state ...

Need to focus on innovation for people with disabilities

India Disability News - Sat, 09/12/2017 - 23:35
New Delhi [India], Dec 9 (ANI): There is a need to look for innovation beyond technology and focus on innovation for people with disabilities so that their optimum talent can be explored, said Shakuntala Doley Gamlin, Secretary, Department of Empowerment ...

Rights of persons with Disabilities Act 2016 workshop held

India Disability News - Fri, 08/12/2017 - 18:51
It fulfils the obligations to the United Nation Conventionon the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), to which India isa signatory.The Act came into force from December 2016.Addressing the inaugural session Mrs. Pradhan expressed her joy ...

Disability Quota In Promotions: SC Drops Contempt Charges Against MP Housing And Infrastructure Development Board [Read Order]

India Disability News - Thu, 07/12/2017 - 11:44
The question now posed before the Court was whether reservation under the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities ... in the case of Rajeev Kumar Gupta and others vs. Union of India and others, ruled that the quota under the Act needs to be provided ...

Fruits, veggies may help reduce disability, symptoms of multiple sclerosis

India Disability News - Thu, 07/12/2017 - 07:41
Eating a healthy diet consisting of fruits, vegetables and whole grains may lower disability and reduce symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study. MS is a disease in which the immune system eats away at the protective covering of nerves.

Delhi University to start disability course next year

India Disability News - Wed, 06/12/2017 - 18:49
disability as a field has become an important part of the curriculum", he added. Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Disability rights activist awarded in US

India Disability News - Wed, 06/12/2017 - 16:44
John D Kemp, the American disability rights leader and the president and chief executive of the Viscardi centre and the Henry Viscardi School in New York gave away the awards. Singh, who played an integral role in making India's 2014 general elections in ...

High Court Notice To Centre On Right To Education For Children With Disabilities

India Disability News - Wed, 06/12/2017 - 11:42
The plea, filed by Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, said India, having ratified the United Nation Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities, was under an obligation to make 'inclusive education' effective in all schools in the country. Inclusive ...

‘Priority to people with disabilities’

India Disability News - Tue, 05/12/2017 - 19:37
Stating that there were more than 33,000 persons with disabilities in the state, Madkaikar said it was a challenge for the government and NGOs to look after their well-being. Goa is only the second state in India to implement Rights of Persons with ...

Doctor Who Helped People With Disabilities In 2014 Election Wins Prestigious US Award

India Disability News - Tue, 05/12/2017 - 14:52
New York: An Indian doctor and disability rights activist who played an integral role in making India's 2014 General Elections accessible to people with disabilities was today honoured with the prestigious Henry Viscardi Achievement Award in the US.

Disability to ‘This Ability’: Bengaluru couple’s campaign draws hundreds of responses

India Disability News - Tue, 05/12/2017 - 09:12
And within just over a week, hundreds of children have responded with their artistic interpretations of why disability is ‘This Ability’. Geetha tells TNM that they have received drawings from across India, including cities like Hyderabad, Chennai ...

Tata Steel dedicates special centre to people with disabilities

India Disability News - Tue, 05/12/2017 - 07:04
Enable India is a premier institute that has been shaping up lives of specially abled over the years in the country. For the first time, the global Steel major ran a campaign to identify the people with disabilities in and around Noamundi. All identified ...

People with disabilities remain inconspicuous to most businesses

India Disability News - Tue, 05/12/2017 - 03:40
MUMBAI: Despite being a fast-growing demographic, people with disabilities have largely remained inconspicuous to most businesses, not just in India, but abroad too. Answers to questions that could quantify this group's market size, purchasing power ...

TN Doctor Won National Award for Empowering the Disabled

India Disability News - Mon, 04/12/2017 - 16:40
On the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, President Ram Nath Kovind presented the National awards for the empowerment of persons with disabilities. Chennai-based doctor T.S. Chandrasekar, who has been working for the betterment ...

Special schools for children with disability needed: SC to UP

India Disability News - Mon, 04/12/2017 - 12:54
With regard to mental disability, it said there were two schools running at ... Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

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