Hinduja Global Solutions and NASSCOM Foundation Launch a Center of Excellence for Persons with Disabilities in Noida

NASSCOM Foundation, in collaboration with Hinduja Global Solutions Limited (HGS), (Listed on NSE & BSE, India), launched a training center with an aim to make Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) skilled for job roles and make them industry ready. The center will train a minimum of 100 PwDs in the NCR region over the next 12… Read More Hinduja Global Solutions and NASSCOM Foundation Launch a Center of Excellence for Persons with Disabilities in Noida

Thousands Of Differently-Abled March In Kerala, Demand Inclusive India

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  A march by thousands of differently-abled youngsters and their supporters, across 18 cities in India yesterday demanded for a more inclusive India. In Kerala joining them were Governor P Sathasivam and Parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor. On a wheel chair, Arun V who suffers from cerebral palsy and was abandoned by parents at birth says, “the world… Read More Thousands Of Differently-Abled March In Kerala, Demand Inclusive India

It’s the duty of every institution to help disabled people, says Supreme Court

It is the duty of every institution to extend a helping hand to disabled persons, the Supreme Court said on Friday. The observation by the apex court came while hearing a thalassaemia patient’s plea claiming that she falls under the category of persons with benchmark disability as prescribed under the provisions of the Right of Persons… Read More It’s the duty of every institution to help disabled people, says Supreme Court

Suvarna Raj: para-athlete who slept on train floor has won NCPEDP-MUDA award

Para-athlete Suvarna Raj has been selected for the prestigious National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP)-Mphasis Universal Design Award (MUDA) for 2017. The award comes close on the heels of a headlines-hogging incident in June in which she was forced to sleep on the floor of a long-distance train. Suvarna (34) hails from… Read More Suvarna Raj: para-athlete who slept on train floor has won NCPEDP-MUDA award

Para-athlete who slept on train floor to get top NCPEDP-MUDA award

MUMBAI: Acclaimed para-athlete Suvarna Raj — who made headlines in June after she was forced to sleep on the floor of a long-distance train — has been selected for the prestigious NCPEDP-Mphasis Universal Design Award for 2017, an official said here on Wednesday. Suvarna, 34, hailing from Nagpur and settled in New Delhi after marriage,… Read More Para-athlete who slept on train floor to get top NCPEDP-MUDA award