India Disability News

Workshop for visually challenged concludes

Sun, 20/01/2019 - 17:17
Jubilee Hills: The LVPEI Center for Innovation and MIT (Massachusetts) in sponsorship from MIT-India (Massachusetts ... students to directly collaborate with people who have visual disabilities, exami...

Therap Offers Tools to Improve Agency Communication for Staff Supporting Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Sun, 20/01/2019 - 16:09
to staff communication within and across agencies. Therap's T-Log module offers a simple, effective way for agencies to document and share routine shift logs, progress notes, or contact and general no...

Therap's Disability Software Offers Family Members Access to Relevant Individual Health Information

Sun, 20/01/2019 - 16:06
Therap's electronic documentation software features centerpiece tools to meet the communication, reporting and billing needs of intellectual and developmental disabilities service providers. Parents a...

Kisan Mazdoor Sabha seeks enhanced social security pension

Sun, 20/01/2019 - 15:18
All India Kisan Mazdoor Sabha (AIKMS ... by merging two pension schemes, Old Age Pension and Odisha Disability Pension schemes. Mr Sarangi said that in this time of high prices, ₹500 or 700 is too sma...

Scrapping of no-detention policy in schools is an admission of failure by the Modi government

Sun, 20/01/2019 - 05:25
The year started badly for India’s school children ... support system and special needs educators for students with disabilities. In reality, except for a select few private schools, none ...

Of farmers and filariasis: The untold story of India

Sun, 20/01/2019 - 05:23
In India, it has been reported in 256 districts across 21 states ... that is actually the second largest disability causing disease in the world. There is a discussion about farmer’s loan waiver that ...

Good news alert! Pension amount hiked for these employees

Sun, 20/01/2019 - 03:05
Odisha Government had launched Madhu Babu Pension Yojana on January 1, 2008, by merging two pension schemes - Old Age Pension and Odisha Disability Pension schemes. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Satur...

Government ready with central policy for open prisons

Sat, 19/01/2019 - 22:14
NEW DELHI: India is set to have more open prisons as the Centre has ... The inmates who will get preference for transfer to such prisons are pregnant women, persons with disabilities, women with small ...

War disabled soldiers to participate in Mumbai Marathon

Sat, 19/01/2019 - 21:37
Mumbai [Maharashtra] (India) Jan 19 (ANI): With a message of converting disability into ability, 16 soldiers who were disabled in war are set to participate in the Mumbai Marathon 2019, scheduled here ...

Clean bill of health for nation’s sake

Sat, 19/01/2019 - 16:05
Maternal & Neonatal Tetanus (MNT) elimination in India is a story of how the impossible was made ... Barring a few, almost every newborn died and those who survived would have lived with disability. I...

Indian, international athletes gear up for Tata Mumbai Marathon

Sat, 19/01/2019 - 15:07
and 1,301 in Champions with Disability. In the men's elite race, leading the pack is the fastest man in the running field -- Abera Kuma from Ethopia -- with a personal best (PB) of 02:05:50, aiming fo...

Remove the stigma attached to disability: VP M Venkaiah Naidu

Sat, 19/01/2019 - 14:19
New Delhi: The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu has called for recognising the valuable human assets we have in people with disabilities and stressed the need for removing the stigma att...

Badnore calls upon Punjabi diaspora to become partner in state's development

Sat, 19/01/2019 - 11:32
He also said the deliberations throughout the day in different Panel discussions held on Medical Tourism, Banking and Financial Services, making Chandigarh as Financial Hub of North India ... by holdi...

Court digest: Major environment hearings of the week (Jan 14-18)

Sat, 19/01/2019 - 10:27
Supreme Court warning on disability access The Supreme Court on January 15 expressed ... The counsel appearing for the Union of India informed the apex court that this would also be included as a part ...

The RuPay card PM Modi used to buy jackets; Know all about this India MasterCard, Visa rival

Sat, 19/01/2019 - 07:34
India too has its own RuPay card scheme created by the National ... Along with exclusive domestic merchant offers, you also get disability cover up to Rs 1 lakh. RuPay Platinum Debit Card – This plati...

Mumbai Marathon 2019: Setting the race with marathon pacers!

Sat, 19/01/2019 - 05:49
The richest marathon in India with a prize pool worth USD $405,000, this event has six different race categories - Full Marathon (42.195 kms), Half Marathon (21.097 kms), Senior Citizens Race (4.7 km) ...

JEE Main Result 2019 Declared – Download JEE Mains 2019 Score Card & Cutoff Marks, AIR

Sat, 19/01/2019 - 05:22
Check IIT JEE Main 2019 All India Ranks List (AIR) by CBSE : JEE Main Result for ... Candidate’s particulars including Category and Person with Disability (PwD) have been indicated as mentioned by the ...

Manipur gears up for the 17th Lok Sabha Election - 2019

Sat, 19/01/2019 - 02:45
Informing that special focus has been given to the Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) who are marked at above ... It is worth mentioning here that the Election Commission of India (ECI) has assigned the ...

Favourites aim for a repeat

Sat, 19/01/2019 - 00:15
India’s leading finishers from 2018 ... While the Marathon Elite Race will end at CST, the race for champions with disability (1.5 km) will finish on MG Road near traffic police chowki and the senior ...

Disability case: HC slaps Rs1lakh cost on UHBVN

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 23:16
The instructions made it clear that the normal retirement age of disabled Group ‘A’ to Group ‘D’ employees possessing minimum 70 per cent degree of disability was to be increased from 58 to 60. Justic...

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