Not short on skills, disabled seek equal job opportunities

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

Khelo India Games for disabled inaugurated at Kathua

  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

Exclusive: He Lost His Sight but Bagged 13 Medals and a Rhodes Scholarship!

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!

Appeal over disabilities act

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

Mumbai RPF Shames Commuters Occupying Seats Of Differently-Abled By Parading Them In Crutches & Wheelchairs

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

This Visually-Impaired Student Clinched 13 Gold Medals & a Rhodes Scholarship!

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!