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Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 in English in Braille

Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016in English is ready in Braille for sale. For institutions and libraries it will cost Rs. 128/- per copy while forindividuals the cost shall be Rs. 96/- only. In case you or your visually impaired friends need a copy of the Act,please advise them to contact this office.

All India Confederation of the Blind
Braille Bhawan,
Sector-5, Rohini,
Mob: 9810684208

Mimicry lights up her life

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 10:56 -- geeta.nair

KANNUR: To her, it was darkness everywhere, but Shifna’s eyes were glittering as if they were celebrating her victory. Shifna Mariyam, a visually impaired Class X student of Government Model Girls High School, Pattom, who came through appeal, won second prize and ‘A’ grade in the mimicry competition.  Shifna went to contest in the district-level competition from hospital bed.

Shifna Mariyam | T K Swaroop

Bus for rehabilitation of blind drives into Bengaluru

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 10:44 -- geeta.nair

BENGALURU: A city-based hospital Sankara Eye Hospital has launched a customised bus to help with the rehabilitation of visually challenged. The bus is equipped to counsel and train people.

It will visit villages and centers within 100 kilometers radius of the city to provide  “comprehensive rehabilitation services”.

Named ‘Maitri’, the bus is meant to bring help to the doorstep and help visually impaired people lead an independent life. Microsoft has contributed around Rs 75 lakhs towards this project.

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Mon, 01/16/2017 - 12:54 -- geeta.nair

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Fri, 01/13/2017 - 12:45 -- geeta.nair


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Last date of receiving the application is 2nd February 2017


Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:28 -- geeta.nair

The CSR Committee of The Utkal Chamber of Commerce conducted an art and song competition for the visually impaired, hearing and vocally impaired children (deaf, dumb and blind). About 63 students participated from different schools.

They were from Bipin Bihari School of Deaf and Dumb, Rajdhani School of Deaf and Dumb, Lewis Blind School, Sri Sri Beleswar High School, Sriharsha Mishra School, Bhima Bhoi School for Blind and Nursery School.

Both the competitions were conducted in three categories, sub-junior, junior and senior. Cash prizes were

Visually impaired enabled for top CSS groups

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 11:52 -- geeta.nair

LAHORE - The Lahore High Court yesterday directed the federal government to appoint the visually impaired candidates with Foreign Service or District Management Group who had passed Central Superior Services’ exam with distinguished marks.

The court also set aside new amendment in CSS rules by declaring it as contrary to the Constitution. Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah passed the order while hearing petitions of Yousaf and Faisal Majeed, the visually impaired candidates who successfully passed CSS exam.

Visually challenged ‘bells’ the CAT, set to join IIM

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 11:11 -- geeta.nair

It's not easy to crack this test, but this visually-challenged young man has “belled the CAT”!

Ambati Venkata Prem Swaroop has scored an impressive 82.87 percentile points in the Common Admission Test (CAT-2016). The score may not be big, but factoring in his visual impairment, it is more than impressive, as it requires a mere 60 percentile points for People With Disabilities (PWD) to get through.

No separate data kept by state

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 11:28 -- geeta.nair

Rachna Khaira

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, January 10

While the Election Commission of Delhi introduced a non-visual desktop access (NVDA) on its website around a year ago for persons with disabilities (PWD), the Election Commission of India (ECI) and the EC, Punjab, are yet to provide the facility to blind voters.


Surprisingly, the state does not maintain a separate data for visually impaired voters and those suffering from various physically and mental ailments.

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Tue, 01/10/2017 - 11:45 -- geeta.nair

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Differently abled people urge an increase in job quota

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 11:29 -- geeta.nair

Differently abled persons have urged the provincial government to increase their job quota from two to five per cent and provide them with medical facilities and a monthly stipend.

Addressing a press conference, Arifullah, a physically challenged person, said that the incumbent provincial government had failed to address the issues of the community.

He demanded an increase in the existing quota from two to five per cent, besides a provision of Rs10,000 as monthly stipend and free health facility.


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