India Disability News

Imparting inclusive education to special children

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 23:57
Kartar Singh, an automobile instructor, said, “These children may have physical or mental disability of one kind or other, but their ability to grasp new concepts and concentration level is really goo...

University launches disability access audit

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 23:33
Programme Coordinator Navdeep Sharma said: “Accessibility has been one of the most neglected issues in the disability sector. The disabled in India remain confined to their homes as attempts to travel ...

Indian Railways to launch recruitment drive for 1.3 lakh posts from tomorrow

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 21:41
New Delhi [India], Feb 22 (ANI): The Ministry of Railways on Friday ... There will also be reservation of posts for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) and Ex-Serviceman (ExSM). The vacancies i...

Therap Global Announces Information Session in Kathmandu, Nepal

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 20:06
March 28, 2019 in Kathmandu, Nepal. The full day information session offers an opportunity for those working in the Nepalese disability community to come together and discuss approaches and practices ...

Therap Offers Offline Primary Check In/Out Documentation Option For Users Without Immediate Internet Connections

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 20:06
with intellectual and developmental disabilities now features additional options for documenting Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) services. With the offline option enabled, users who do not have im...

Odisha govt approves scheme to provide free sanitary napkins to school girls

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 18:28
minorities and backward classes development and social security and empowerment of persons with disabilities. The other proposals approved by the state cabinet include identifying professional ...

Final roll call: Telangana has 2.95 crore voters

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 17:11
There are 10,307 service voters, 1,122 NRIs and 4,69,030 persons with disability. There are 5,99,933 voters between the ages of 18 and 19 years. Mr Kumar said they had received 26,23,853 claims and ob...

Archana to represent India at Special Olympics

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 17:02
Archana Jaivittal has been selected to represent India at the Special Olympics World Summer Games ... Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.

Thaawarchand Gehlot says will continue to provide everything needed for Divyangjans

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 14:33
Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot on Friday said that his department has provided all the facilities to the persons with intellectual disabilities. Union ...

Spurious liquor laws made more stringent in Uttarakhand

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 13:32
In case of permanent disability or grievous injury, the imprisonment would be 6-8 years under the new bill. The offence of selling spurious liquor has also been made non-bailable in the new bill.

NEST 2019 by Department of Atomic Energy: Prepare Yourself for India's Premier Research Institutes

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 13:29
The students must have scored at least 60% marks in aggregate (or equivalent grade) in Class 12 (or equivalent) examination from any recognized Board in India. For Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Trib...

SC asks Centre to respond to PIL for grant of quota in jobs to speech-disabled persons

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 12:07
Speech and language disability' refers to a permanent disability arising ... "Four weeks' time, as prayed, is granted to the Union of India to file reply affidavit, if any. List the matter after four ...

Andhra Pradesh nurse recruitment 2019: Apply for 155 posts, salary up to Rs 73,000 per month

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 11:00
Candidates for SC/ST and BC category, the upper age limit is 45, for people with disability (PWD) category candidates ... in A.P. Nursing And Midwives Council under Nursing council of India. Zone – I: ...

Mom’s Belief Presents Model for Special Needs Support at UNITED NATIONS as Zero Project Award Recipient

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 10:19
Mom’s Belief addresses the needs of children with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, intellectual disability ... 1,400 families in 114 cities across India, as well as in five international ...

How did independent India’s governance in Kashmir lead to a landscape of violence and terror?

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 09:40
A victim of colonialism and nationalism, the state still carries the disabilities imposed upon ... contention between the two dominion states, India and Pakistan, which emerged on its borders ...

New Campus Of IIFT To Come Up In New Delhi

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 08:09
New campus of IIFT at Maidan Garhi spread over an area of 5.6 acres (22669 sqm) is being constructed by NBCC India Ltd and shall be completed ... to "barrier free access standards for persons with dis...

Haryana former-CM Chautala’s Release Case: AAP Govt In A Cleft Stick

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 06:41
Chautala has contended that keeping in mind his age (83), disability and the period of seven years (out of 10 years) spent in jail, his premature release application may be considered. Assuring the co...

Researchers find new, more accurate way to diagnose the cause of back pain

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 06:31
MRI findings do not match with intensity of pain and disability in case of discogenic back pain ... This is certainly changing the face of back pain treatment in India,” shared Dr Gautam Shetty, a sen...

UPSC Civil Services (IAS) Notification 2019 : Very Important Changes

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 05:55
Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, the Economically Weaker Sections and Persons with Benchmark Disability in respect of vacancies ... that the UPSC has recommended to the Government of India th...

World Day of Social Justice

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 05:21
We advance social justice when we remove barriers that people face because of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture or disability. This day motivates ... for social justice in the history of ...