Delhi University clarifies disabled certificate validity for admissions

College admission time is upon us and aspiring students are queuing up to apply to various colleges and universities. Delhi University remains one of the most popular university in India and thousands of students are filling up forms and preparing for entry to the prestigious institute. A 5% admission quota is offered to students with… Read More Delhi University clarifies disabled certificate validity for admissions

Archana Palahalli believes in facing odds with a smile

Archana Palahalli, founder of NGO Indian Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation was diagnosed with a disability in childhood. She has completed her studies to follow her passion and make her dreams a reality. Archana Palahalli, who was diagnosed with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) as a kid, ensured that a disability does not come in her path in choosing… Read More Archana Palahalli believes in facing odds with a smile

Vikrant Keni to lead India at Physical Disability World Series in UK

The All India Cricket Association for the Physically Challenged (AICAPC) yesterday announced its squad for the upcoming six-nation T20 Physical Disability World Series which will be held from August 3 to 13 in England. The team will appear in its maiden World Series after receiving recognition from the Board of Control for Cricket in India… Read More Vikrant Keni to lead India at Physical Disability World Series in UK

First of its kind open online course in Disability Studies starts in July, registrations open

Disability is more than a medical issue and for the first time in India, a massive open online course in Disability Studies aims to sensitise people about looking at disability as an essential aspect of human diversity. Having a disability has a major role to play in the shaping of anyone’s life. It could be… Read More First of its kind open online course in Disability Studies starts in July, registrations open

Disability rights groups protest against Dehradun pool for discriminating against disabled adults

The Dehradun Disability Forum, an alliance of over 20 disability rights groups in Dehradun has come together in solidarity after 12 adults with autism were allegedly told by a local swimming academy to come for lessons at separate hours as other pool members were uncomfortable swimming with them. You can swim but not with everyone… Read More Disability rights groups protest against Dehradun pool for discriminating against disabled adults

‘We are all disabled in some way’ – Nninja SIngh, founder of India’s 1st inclusive modelling agency

From being a supermodel in New York to launching big fashion labels, Nninja Singh has led a fascinating life under the arc lights. But it is her current avatar as founder of India’s first inclusive modeling agency that she finds most fulfilling. In 2010, life changed for Nninja Singh when she won the Ford SuperModel… Read More ‘We are all disabled in some way’ – Nninja SIngh, founder of India’s 1st inclusive modelling agency

Note to NaMo: specially-abled India hopes for inclusive development and stricter implementation of policies

The passage of the historical Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill (RPWD), which mandated an increase in job reservations for people with disabilities from three percent to five percent, and increased reservations in higher educational institutions to four percent from the erstwhile three percent in 2016, paved the way for empowerment for people with disabilities.… Read More Note to NaMo: specially-abled India hopes for inclusive development and stricter implementation of policies