Differently abled team felicitated for high polling

UDAIPUR: Eight differently abled state employees were felicitated for their efficiency and hard work that resulted into high polling percentage at their booths in Udaipur, during the assembly election. These men were assigned duties at an exclusive, disabled-friendly polling booth, which registered the highest polling of 78 percent, which was above the district average. Two… Read More Differently abled team felicitated for high polling

Don’t feign disability to get out of postings, says Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Thursday gave a stern warning to certain section of soldiers, who he said were “feigning disabilities to avoid operational deployment” and added that they will soon be receiving “unpleasant instructions” from the Army headquarters. Rawat was in Pune to attend an event organised for disabled soldiers as part… Read More Don’t feign disability to get out of postings, says Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat

Disability commissioner inspects DMCH

DARBHANGA: State disability commissioner Dr Shivajee Kumar on Tuesday inspected Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) to inquire about the facilities being provided to the ‘divyangs’ (disabled people ) in the hospital. During the inspection, Dr Shivajee directed the hospital superintendent Dr R.R Prasad to construct a ramp by for the physically challenged. He also… Read More Disability commissioner inspects DMCH

Storytelling festival for differently-abled children at Bhubaneswar

BHUBANESWAR: An international storytelling festival “BhuFeSto” was organised for the differently- abled children in Bhubaneswar on Monday where special storytelling sessions for children with visual and hearing disabilities was organised. Ramayana was performed in form of musical storytelling by artist Deepa Kiran with a twist while children enjoyed the musical narration. Source : https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/education/news/storytelling-festival-for-differently-abled-children-at-bhubaneswar/articleshow/67040177.cms  … Read More Storytelling festival for differently-abled children at Bhubaneswar

Disability among India’s elderly much higher than estimated, says study

London: New estimates of disability among India’s elderly population show that the scale of the problem is much larger than suggested by the country’s national census, a study has found.The estimates are based on the ability to carry out three basic living activities — walking, dressing, and toileting, said researchers from the International Institute for… Read More Disability among India’s elderly much higher than estimated, says study

Handicapped For Life, This Unsung Hero Created a ‘Valley For the Disabled’ in Tamil Nadu!

Imagine being seated on a chair, with no one else in the room with you, other than a pesky mosquito buzzing near your ear. You want to swat it away; you try and move your arms to do it. Your brain has instructed your arm to move, but the signal hasn’t reached your arm, and… Read More Handicapped For Life, This Unsung Hero Created a ‘Valley For the Disabled’ in Tamil Nadu!