GURUGRAM: Earlier this week, a couple of hundred people took out a ‘peace march’ from Iffco Chowk to Cyber City. At the rally, organised by Navjyoti — a skill development centre sanctioned by the Centre to provide training to persons with disabilities — the differently-abled sought to bring to the notice of Corporate India that they too were… Read More Not short on skills, disabled seek equal job opportunities
KATHUA, Apr 3: To help the specially abled people and provide them opportunity to show their sporting talent, the activists of Special Olympics Bharat Jammu Kashmir organized a 3-days District Games for Kathua at Sports Stadium, here. The Games are being held under the supervision of State president, Special Olympics Bharat Jammu Kashmir, Dr … Read More Khelo India Games for disabled inaugurated at Kathua
Rahul was only six-months-old when his family realised that his eyes didn’t respond to visual stimuli the same way as compared to other kids his age. For almost four years, they ran from pillar to post and got numerous tests done with no success. While some doctors deemed it as a passing phase, others failed… Read More Exclusive: He Lost His Sight but Bagged 13 Medals and a Rhodes Scholarship!
SAMBA, Apr 1: Special Olympics Bharat J&K Chapter organized three days District Games for disabled at Samba with the motive to explore their hidden talent though the medium of sports under Khelo India Games for disabled, here today. Earlier, the games were inaugurated by Chairman SSA, Ram Pal Bal and in the valedictory function… Read More Khelo India Games for disabled conclude
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!