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Engineer’s India Limited (A Govt. of India undertaking)

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 13:30 -- koshy.mathew@ey...

Position: Senior Manager – Legal
Pay: Rs. 90,000 – Rs.2,40,000
Experience: 12 years
Upper Age: 40 years
Qualifications: Degree in Law (Full-time) from a recognized university/institute in India with minimum                           50% marks or equivalent CGPI/CPI
Position: HR Officer
Pay: Rs. 60,000 – Rs.1,80,000
Experience: 1 year
Upper Age: 28 years

Mathematics and Reasoning Online Regular Classes

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:40 -- johan.abraham@e...

NAB Centre for Blind Women & Disability Studies and Smart-Step offering students maths and reasoning online regular classes with offline doubt sessions at  NAB Centre for Blind Women & Disability Studies Hauz Khas Delhi.
Smart-Step: an online coaching academy announces a new batch of 6months course for the students who are preparing for any banking, insurance, SSC, railways and UPSC exams.

Mitra Jyothi announces the next batch of Career Centric Computer Training for VI

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:31 -- koshy.mathew@ey...

Greetings from Mitra Jyothi!

We are pleased to announce the next batch of our Career Centric Computer
Skill Training combined with Life Skill Training for the visually impaired!
Read along for all necessary details! Do share this email with probable
candidates you may be aware of.... Thanks!

BGFI's Experiencial Learning Session! Masti May at Snow World Mumbai!

Worried about the city’s temperature touching 40?
Want to experience the thrill of dance on snow, take a snow slide or
have some snowy fun?
How about some May Masti in Mumbai itself?
  Sweat not. Shut the sun out at Snow World Mumbai!with Blind
Graduates Forum of India (BGFI)!

We're back with yet another thrilling event this summer!

BGFI's May Session In Delhi On Na Main Na Hain

Rising Flame and  The Blind Graduates Forum of India together present Rising Flame’s workshop series: "Naa Main Naa Hain: Understanding Consent, Love and Violence in Intimate Relationships".

What is this workshop?
Have you ever felt confused, what if the expressions are saying yes but they actually saying no? How does one know? Have you ever thought of, "I am a woman; can I make the first move?" Has it ever bothered you that your responses must either be yes or no?

Election Commission falls short of accessibility goals, faces heat from disability rights groups

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 12:09 -- koshy.mathew@ey...

The general elections are coming to a close with just one more phase left on 19 May. There was an impressive turnout witnessed from the disabled community with the Election Commission of India (ECI) making special efforts to make voting accessible,

So, how has it panned out on the ground? Well, the views are rather mixed.

Beyond Braille series brings to blind children a new visual language

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 11:58 -- koshy.mathew@ey...

It’s called Ranchhod Sees the World and it’s an illustration picture book about Ranchhod Soni, a visually impaired teacher in Gujarat, who has not disability come in the way of discovering new things.

Bringing his story alive in a vivid and vibrant way for the first time is the Beyond Braille series which claims to offer breakthrough research to help visually impaired people visualise and imagine the world.


Tue, 05/14/2019 - 11:33 -- koshy.mathew@ey...

Job profile of the Project Coordinator:
1.      Implement project related to assistive technologies for the visually impaired under the supervision of the Project Manager.
2.      Liaison with other NGOs, Universities, schools, corporates to engage them in project activities
3.      Conduct awareness workshops on technological solutions for the visually impaired
4.      Compile and maintain data related to the project and prepare monthly/quarterly/annual reports in the prescribed formats
5.      Prepare case studies of project beneficiaries


Tue, 05/14/2019 - 11:16 -- koshy.mathew@ey...

Job profile of the ICT Trainer:
1.      Conduct computer training for blind and low vision persons of all age groups
2.      Conduct workshops on using smart phones and other assistive technology products
3.      Assist the Helpline for the Blind and the Digital Library as per requirements
4.      Maintain the computers, networks and software installed in the labs


Fri, 05/10/2019 - 17:25 -- koshy.mathew@ey...

Scale of Pay Level-6 of the pay matrix ( 35400-112400) as per 7th CPC

Number of Post Thirty Seven (37)

Mode of Recruitment Direct Recruitment

Classification of the Post Group ‘B’ Category UR-18, OBC-11, SC-2, ST-1, EWS-5 (two posts are earmarked for PwD category).

Age 37 Years


Fri, 05/10/2019 - 17:12 -- koshy.mathew@ey...

The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) is an autonomous institution under the Dept. of School Education and Literacy, MHRD, Government of India. The institute is committed to quality education through open and distance learning mode upto pre-degree level. NIOS invites online application from eligible candidates for the following post :-

Scale of Pay Level-2 of the pay matrix ( 19900-63200) as per 7th CPC

Number of Post Thirty Seven (37)

Mode of Recruitment Direct Recruitment

Junior Library Assistant Services/Lower Division Clerk (LDC)

Fri, 05/10/2019 - 12:37 -- koshy.mathew@ey...
Job vacancies in National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities on purely contract basis

No. of Post  :  01
Qualifications: 1. Bachelor Degree in Library and Information Science. 2. Knowledge of Computer.
Desirable : 1. Masters Degree in Library and Information Science. 2. One year Diploma in computer application.
Emoluments : Rs. 20000/- P.M. with no other Allowances
Age Limit :  35 years

Workshop on Inclusive education and academic Accessibility along with short exhibition

Third Thursday of May is commemorated as Global Accessibility Awareness Day and entire week is marked for accessibility for persons with disabilities. Savitribai Phule Pune University is commemorating the day to sensitize its all the stakeholders about creation of accessible environment for persons with disabilities. This year the day is on 16th may 2019 and week is starting from 13th May to 18 May. The University is organizing 2 hours workshop on Inclusive education and academic Accessibility along with short exhibition.

UK court ruling to lead to improved facilities for blind voters

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 11:11 -- geeta.nair

Arrangements for blind and partially sighted people to vote in secret are “a parody of the electoral process”, a high court judge has ruled in a decision that will force improvements to the system.

The legal challenge to the adaptation used at ballot boxes was brought by Rachael Andrews, 46, from Norwich, who has no sight in one eye and little sight in the other.


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