India Disability News

HC directs academic institutions to ensure enabling environment for the differently abled

Sat, 16/02/2019 - 16:27
The status filed by the SWD mentioned that the Government of India has approved and released ... are to be designated as being for persons with disabilities. Counsel Moksha Kazmi, was also ...

Plea in Madras HC seeks accessibility compliance for government websites

Sat, 16/02/2019 - 15:30
The petitioner, among other things, contended the authorities ought to have seen that Chapter VIII of the Persons With Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) A...

KSTDC takes a step towards inclusive tourism

Sat, 16/02/2019 - 15:17
... ‘inclusive’ group tours for people with all kinds of disabilities as well as people without disabilities to 35 destinations across India and South Asia. “So far, we have had over 500 people from 1...

Bhopal gas leak: 30 years later and after nearly 600,000 were poisoned, victims still wait for justice

Sat, 16/02/2019 - 14:12
My two children have also developed disabilities and, after the miscarriage ... equitable and reasonable”, as well as the government of India’s own defence of it in 2006 on the basis that “each and ev...

Going beyond conventions

Sat, 16/02/2019 - 12:15
It makes an important observation that death and disability from road accidents are not yet regarded as a public health problem in India. The human behavioural element behind the accidents is the pivo...

Personal Accident Insurance Policy – Accidental Insurance 2019

Sat, 16/02/2019 - 11:13
Personal accident insurance provides coverage against accidental death and disability. You must be aware that road safety is a serious issue in India. As per statistics in India, more than 1.3 Lakh pe...

New technology lets humans control animal brains wirelessly

Sat, 16/02/2019 - 08:49
This could be of great help for people with disabilities or paralysis ... and Samsung contribute more than 50% of India’s mobile manufacturing Xiaomi to launch a 10000 mAh powerbank with ...

‘Smart’ audio-tactile resources for visually impared children

Sat, 16/02/2019 - 03:48
Although primarily designed for children with visual impairment, these products are beneficial for children with developmental delays and learning disabilities ... Rajendran says, “In India, every one ...

Improving women's education, health key to solving India's Anaemia problem

Sat, 16/02/2019 - 02:18
This means a loss of $113 billion or Rs 7.8 lakh crore, which is five times India’s budget for health, education and social protection in 2018-19. Iron-deficiency anaemia was also the top cause of dis...

Pick-and-drop facility for differently abled voters

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 23:48
Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Rajeev Ranjan on Friday launched the mobile phone application ‘PwD App’ to enable persons with disability to seek registration or a wheelchair during polling. At a functi...

Improve Women’s Education, Health Services To Reduce India’s Anaemia Burden, World’s Highest

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 22:09
This means a loss of $113 billion or Rs 7.8 lakh crore, which is five times India’s budget for health, education and social protection in 2018-19. Iron-deficiency anaemia was also the top cause of dis...

Providers Use Therap's Disability Software to Generate Comprehensive Reports for Audits, Compliance and Quality Assurance

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 21:00
software globally and within the United States to providers supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Its reporting features expand with regular new releases to include ...

Ensure Enabling Environment For Disabled Persons: HC

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 20:12
Moreso, DPRs of 16 more buildings are stated to have been submitted to the Government of India recently ... are to be designated for persons with disabilities. “Moreover, there is an essential ...

HC directs benefits of schemes be provided to disabled persons

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 19:07
In its report, the SWD has also mentioned that the Government of India has approved and released Rs ... the creation of facilities which are to be designated for persons with disabilities as the Court ...

HC wants ‘enabling environment’ for disabled persons in J&K

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 18:52
The report indicated that the government of India (GoI) has released Rs 42.74 lakh for creation ... of the creation of facilities which are to be designated for persons with disabilities,” the court s...

Carnival celebrations to be disabled friendly

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 17:56
along with India’s first wheelchair taxi service Ezy Mov and Disability Rights Association of Goa (DRAG) having come together to improve the level of accessibility and inclusion during the four day fe...

Dumka to host Lifeline Express from Feb 20

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 16:20
“The whole objective of these free services is to make India free of cataract and disabilities of hearing, orthopaedic in children, cleft lip, identification oral and breast and cervical cancer and ep...

Yoga obviates rheumatoid arthritis trouble

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 16:12
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here. She noted that high disease activity and underlying depression are associated with increased disability, reduced quality of life, and minimized ra...

HC directs Govt to come clean on creation of ‎facilities for JK’s specially-abled

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 16:01
The Jammu and Kashmir Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities ... parks, etc.‎ Government of India was also under direction to file a status report regarding the Central grants, measures ‎and s...

DNA sample helps nail man who raped 24-year-old autistic woman

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 15:42
The officer said the woman’s parents kept her in the daycare centre run by Khushal Singh for 10 days. Singh said the woman, who has speech disability, could not tell her parents about the incident. He ...

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