India Disability News

Thousands of disabled children to participate in run for disability in Delhi this weekend

Fri, 06/04/2018 - 12:49
It is their endeavour to show to the world that disability cannot prevent someone from achieving ... The guests of honour at the even include chairman of the all India anti-terrorist front M S Bitta, IG of NIA Anil Shukla and IG of the ITBP R C Baijwan.

India Amongst the Nations Affected by One of the Biggest Threats to Global Health: Aetna International

Fri, 06/04/2018 - 03:30
Its global benefits include medical, dental, vision and emergency assistance and, in some regions, life and disability. Aetna International also offers customised technological and health management solutions for healthcare systems, government entities ...

Disabled UP Man Carried By His Wife Finally Gets Disability Certificate And A Tricycle

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 11:23
It was a disturbing sight, a woman carrying her disabled husband on her back, to get a disability certificate issued. The woman, identified as Bimala, a resident of Mathura in UP was forced to resort to carrying her husband on her back as the family was ...

Right of Persons with Disabilities Act: Sought guidelines from DGHS to set up special medical board, says DMER to HC

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 23:34
A medical student had approached Bombay HC, questioning the state government in appointing All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AIIPMR) as a medical board to assess Intellectual Disability (ID) for the purpose of admission to ...

Postpone merit list for students with disability: HC

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 18:24
The Bombay high court on Wednesday directed that a merit list for persons with disability be “postponed” till the state doesn’t establish a special medical board to certify students with learning disability for post-graduate (PG) medical admissions ...

Mathura: Woman Carries Husband on Her Back to Get Disability Certificate

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 18:17
New Delhi, April 4: In a shocking incident, a woman carried her differently-abled husband on her back to the office of chief medical officer in Mathura to obtain a disability certificate. According to the woman, the couple has been running from pillar to ...

For husband’s disability certificate, woman carries him on shoulder for 15km for weeks

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:35
MATHURA: In a heart-wrenching incident, 34-year-old Vimla Singh had to carry her disabled husband Badan Singh on her shoulder for over 15km for several weeks to obtain a disability certificate from the CMO’s office in Mathura. Since she did not have the ...

Mathura woman forced to carry differently-abled husband to get him a disability certificate

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:30
a woman was seen carrying her differently-abled husband on her back to obtain a disability certificate for him from the chief mediacal officer's office in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura. According to a report in The Times of India, the woman named Vimala was ...

India – Invisible Victims of Sexual Violence Access to Justice for Women and Girls with Disabilities

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:23
When she was 13, Razia (not her real name), who has an intellectual disability and difficulties in speaking, was raped by her brother’s tutor in 2014. Razia is still awaiting compensation she was awarded by the district legal services authority in ...

No Wheelchair, Woman Carries Husband On Her Back To Office To Get A Disability Certificate

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 07:04
In a shocking case of apathy by government officials, a woman in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura was seen carrying her disabled husband on her back to a government office to get a disability certificate. The woman, identified as Bimala had to resort the desperate ...

Women, girls with disabilities who survive sexual violence face more barriers to get justice: Study

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 06:48
The report, titled Invisible Victims of Sexual Violence: Access to Justice for Women and Girls with Disabilities in India, pointed out that India has made significant legal reforms after the 2012 Delhi gangrape, which speed up trials and ensure stricter ...

Mathura: CMO issues disability certificate after wife carries husband on back

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 06:44
Mathura [UP], Apr 4 (ANI): In a disheartening incident, a woman was seen carrying her differently-abled husband on her shoulders to obtain a disability certificate from the CMO office. Gurugram (Haryana) [India], Apr 4 (ANI): Here comes a bad news for meat ...

Woman carried husband on back for days, finally got disability certificate for him

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 06:41
Free wheelchair from govt hospital requires disability certificate and Vimla has been doing rounds of health centre for months to get one. Vimla Devi carrying her husband Badan Singh on her back in Mathura. (Photo: ANI | Twitter) Mathura: The past few ...

Sad but true: Woman carries husband on her back to get disability certificate

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 05:27
Mathura: In a sad incident, a woman had to carry her disabled husband on her back to CMO's office in order to get a disability certificate. The woman, Vimala, is a resident of Mathura, UP. As there was no wheel-chair to take him to the photo studio ...

Mathura: CMO issues disability certificate after wife carries husband on

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 04:40
Mathura [UP]: Chief Medical Officer (CMO) on Wednesday issued a disability certificate to the man who was carried by his wife on her back to the CMO office. Earlier, it was reported that a woman was seen carrying her differently-abled husband on her ...

Shocking apathy: Woman carries husband on back to get disability certificate

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 02:30
New Delhi: A shocking example of India's absolutely pathetic lack of infrastructure ... husband on her back when she went to the District Magistrate's office to obtain a disability certificate. Bimla had gone to the DM's office to get a disability ...

NMC to conduct survey of people with disabilities

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 23:37
Nagpur: The Nagpur Municipal Corporation’s social welfare department is all set to carry out a survey to identify persons with disabilities, informed women and child welfare consultative committee chairperson Pragati Patil here on Tuesday. Patil ...

Mumbai: Medical student questions state panel to assess intellectual disability

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 20:56
A medical student has approached Bombay High Court questioning the state government in appointing All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AIIPMR) as a medical board to assess Intellectual Disability (ID) for the purpose of admission to ...

Woman in UP carries handicapped husband on shoulders to get disability certificate made

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 16:04
When the woman went to the CMO's office to get a disability certificate made for her husband, they were asked to get a photograph clicked. As there was no tricycle to take him to the photo studio. This is when Vimla lifted her husband on her back and took ...

Supreme Court dilutes SC/ST Act: A legislative history of India's attempts (and failures) to protect the downtrodden

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 06:05
A study by the National Law School, Bengaluru however concluded that the legislation was unclear in the goals it wanted to achieve — "whether the Act exists merely to remove specific disabilities symptomatic of untouchability or whether it makes a ...

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