Guwahati: The Assam Centre for Rural Development (ACRD) and the State-Level Federation of Disabled People’s Organisation for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SELF), NGOs working for development issues and rights of differently abled people in Assam have appealed to the state government to implement the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016. The organisations highlighted… Read More Appeal over disabilities act
Kurla Railway Protection Force (RPF) in Mumbai shamed passengers travelling in disabled coaches. The RPF officers paraded them with crutches or in wheelchairs after they get off the train. RPF officials have been standing outside handicapped coaches since last Friday with crutches or wheelchairs. Once they get off the train, the passengers who travelled in… Read More Mumbai RPF Shames Commuters Occupying Seats Of Differently-Abled By Parading Them In Crutches & Wheelchairs
Popular disability activist Nick Vujicic once said, “When you feel like giving up on your dream force yourself to work hard another day. Another week, a year. You’ll be amazed what happens when you don’t give up.”And we can add Rahul Bajaj’s story as a culmination of this very quote. A partial visually-impaired student of… Read More This Visually-Impaired Student Clinched 13 Gold Medals & a Rhodes Scholarship!
Kozhikode: The employment directorate is planning to organize specialemployment fests for disabled people. The directorate has already taken a decision regarding the conduct of the fests and an order in this regard is awaited. The plan is to offer better job opportunities to disabled people. The employment directorate had recently upgraded special employment exchanges for physically handicapped… Read More Special job fests for disabled people
Bhubaneswar: A state-wide campaign to create awareness on disability issues and the Rights of Persons with Disability Act, 2016, will soon be launched in the state.Social organisation Swabhiman, which fights for the rights of the disabled, will launch the campaign in May for creating awareness on disability at district, block, panchayat and village levels. The campaign,… Read More Awareness drive from May
Kozhikode: Tourism destinations in the district are moving ahead to welcome people with special needs by introducing facilities that would ensure smooth transport and sightseeing.The department is set to convert Kozhikode Beach, South Beach, Sarovaram and Kappad to disabled-friendly zones. Ramps for the movement of wheelchair-bound people are being constructed at Kozhikode Beach as part… Read More Tourist spots to be disabled-friendly
Imphal: Teaching and learning material kits were distributed to 160 differently-abled persons at a function held at Gandhi Memorial hall here on Tuesday.The function was organised by Relief Centre for the Welfare of Differently Abled Persons, Manipur, and the office of the state commissioner for persons with disabilities. Manipur Assembly Speaker Y. Khemchand Singh assured differently-abled… Read More Disabled get special kits