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All India VIBEWA conference

VIBEWA in its incessant endeavour to enhance the productivity of VI bank employees and protect their interests including accessibility and benefits, is organizing the VIBEWA conference 2019, at Hyderabad on Sunday December 15,2019.

Members of VIBEWA as well as non-members VI bank employees across the banks and cadre are welcome to know what VIBEWA has been doing and deliberate on what VIBEWA needs to do.

So, pack your bags for Hyderabad and spend a fruitful Sunday with us.

Telling Numbers: Blindness and visual impairment in India, district by district

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 15:03 -- geeta.nair

The report found that the prevalence of blindness is highest among those who are at least 80 years old (11.6%).

The National Blindness & Visual Impairment Survey India 2015-2019, released last week, looks at district-wise prevalence of blindness and visual impairment. The survey randomly identified 31 districts with a sample size of about 93,000, among whom 18,000 were less than 50 years of age.

Enactus HansRaj Business Advisory Board

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 11:27 -- geeta.nair

This Document is a Memorandum of Understanding for all the members of the Enactus Hansraj’s Business Advisory Board. It will serve as the guiding document for the operations of the Advisory Board. 1. Term This agreement shall come into force from the date it is duly signed by both the parties and continue for a period of 2 years. Either Party may terminate this Agreement for any reason with [Days written notice] days written notice to the other Party. 2.

ID cards, voter slips in Braille for blind

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 10:53 -- geeta.nair

Tribune News Service


Chandigarh, October 15

Identity cards and photo voter slips had been printed in Braille for the convenience of visually impaired persons in the state, said Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Anurag Agarwal.

Apart from this, many types of facilities are being provided to specially abled voters, including the provision of wheelchairs, ramps at polling stations and transport facilities.

Visually challenged share their travails

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 10:36 -- geeta.nair

KOCHI:  Walking by the road or crossing it is a huge task for Yeldo K Abraham who is visually challenged. He might have the iconic white cane with the red band in his hand. But it doesn’t protect him from falling into an open drain or getting crushed under a speeding vehicle. It is a tough life for a disabled person, said Yeldo, assistant trainer, Rotary Cochin Global Foundation (RCGF). 

Never be defeated, Never give up’, says first visually challenged woman IAS officer Pranjal Patil

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 11:00 -- geeta.nair

“Never be defeated, Never give up”, said Pranjal Patil, the country’s first visually challenged woman IAS officer, as she assumed charge as the Sub Collector of Thiruvananthapuram here on Monday.

“...we should never be defeated and we should never give up because with our efforts all of us will get that one breakthrough which we want”, the 30-year old Kerala cadre officer told mediapersons here.

Pranjal Patil, first visually challenged woman IAS officer, takes over as Sub-Collector of Thiruvananthapuram

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 10:57 -- geeta.nair

Thiruvananthapuram: Pranjal Patil, India's first visually challenged woman IAS officer on Monday took charge as Sub-Collector of Thiruvananthapuram.

A warm reception was arranged to welcome her as she took over from former collector B Gopalakrishnan. She served as an assistant collector in Ernakulam for a year in 2018 before taking charge here.

No challenge too big for India’s community of runners with visual impairment

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 10:18 -- geeta.nair

Learn what running with vision impairment is like, and what inspires these marathoners to take it up

A 116 half marathons, 67 10Ks, five ultra marathons, and one intercity marathon. These are the numbers of 63-year-old Amarjeet Singh Chawla, a runner with 100% vision loss. He’s just one of India’s community of marathoners, that is visually impaired.

Computer Trainer

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 15:21 -- geeta.nair

 Technical Training Institute of The Poona Blind Men's Association, Pune, Maharashtra!

A vacancy for Computer Trainer for a Basic computer course at Pune location.

Criteria for candidate:

* Preference for persons with vision Impairment.
* Education:  Graduate with Basic Computer Knowledge
* Required minimum 1 Year teaching experience.
*  Knowledge about basic computer course by using screen reader software.
*  Attractive Salary

Job Openings @ Chennai for Visually impaired

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 15:09 -- geeta.nair

Indian Association for the Blind (IAB), based in Madurai & Chennai, South India, is a well-known non-profit organization working at  the grassroots for the rehabilitation of people with visual challenges.

Job openings at Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Mumbai office.

Gender: Male

Position : Store Executive

Salary : Rs. 7000 - 9000

Current Openings : Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Mumbai

Disability Type : Low Vision /  Partially VI

Age: 20 - 35

Criteria: Good mobility, Ready to travel

Assistant Professor,Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa Colege

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 14:14 -- geeta.nair

Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College 
(University of Delhi)
Dev Nagar
New Delhi-110005
Advt. No. 2019/SGNDKC/TS/01

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit  or refer to the Employment News dated 12th October  2019, page no. 18

The last date for receipt of application is : 26/10/2019

Microsoft, IIT Delhi to hold conference to make accessible assistive tech for people with disabilities

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 11:19 -- geeta.nair

Microsoft India is partnering with the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi to host the second edition of Empower, a conference that will bring together researchers, technologists and policy makers to discuss actionable steps in creating and making available assistive technologies.


Fri, 10/11/2019 - 16:18 -- geeta.nair

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Advertisement No. 78/2019

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit

Last date for submission of online applications: 09/11/2019


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