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NuEyes and Pico Interactive Launches a Virtual Reality Device for the Visually Impaired

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 11:35 -- geeta.nair

NuEyes, a pioneer in the field of low-vision technology, and Pico Interactive, maker of innovative VR solutions, announced the launch of an all-in-one virtual reality device that can re-open the wearer’s eyes to a world they believed forever lost due to failing sight.

Cricket Association for the Blind in Delhi (CABD) is conducting trials

Cricket Association for the Blind in Delhi (CABD) is conducting trials on 12th, 13th, 19th and 20th of this month in order to select girls/women with blindness/low vision for the national cricket tournament which is scheduled to be held in April of this year. The venue is JNU ground 
Time: 09:00 am onwards
For registration or details contact Mr. Lovely on 9871766599

Visually impaired not able to use banknotes’

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 10:55 -- geeta.nair

Plea in HC seeks standards for design; RBI’s reply sought

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought responses from the Centre and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on a plea seeking to lay down standards for design of banknotes and coins and make all forms of physical currency and digital means of transactions accessible to the visually impaired.

A Bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V.K. Rao sought response of the Centre and the central bank on the plea filed by an organisation working for empowerment of visually impaired persons.

Indian team donates Rs 50,000 to Indian Blind Football Federation

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 10:12 -- geeta.nair

Fines collected for minor breach of discipline in the Indian football team are being put to use for a noble cause as the team decided to donate Rs 50,000 to the Indian Blind Football Federation.

The small amounts collected from the Indian footballers as fines for minor breach of discipline are being put to use for a noble cause as the team decided to donate Rs 50,000 to the Indian Blind Football Federation.

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Spoken English Course (Basic).

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 16:51 -- geeta.nair

The Victoria Memorial School for
the Blind conducts the following courses.
1.       MS-CIT (Maharashtra State Certificate for IT).
2.       GCC TBC (Government certification typing course) 30/40 speed
English & 30 speed Marathi.
3.       Spoken English Course (Basic).
We are pleased to inform that the admissions for the following courses are open
MS-CIT – last date 15th January, 2018.
GCC TBC – last date 20th January, 2018.
Spoken English admissions for Batch 2 will close as soon as the

National A 2019 for the Blind kicks off in Nagpur

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 11:09 -- geeta.nair

The National A for Blind 2019 has begun in Nagpur from the 5th of January 2019. It is going to be an exciting event as top four players from this 14-player round robin event, qualify for the World Championship in Italy from 5th to 15th og April 2019. The favourite is definitely five-time National Champion Kishan Gangolli, but he will be receiving stiff resistance from youngsters Aryan Joshi. Marimuthu, Soundarya Pradhan and others. Regular readers of ChessBase India will remember that the 2018 edition of the National A for blind happened because of the crowdfunding done on ChessBase India.

Visually impaired threaten to observe January 4 as black day

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 10:51 -- geeta.nair

CHANDIGARH: Having waited for chief minister Manohar Lal  Khattar and Health minister Anil Vij to act as Santa Claus  for them, visually impaired men are now expecting a New Year  gift from the government even as they are staging an  agitation in Sector 5, Panchkula, to press for their demands  of adequate employment opportunities and other facilities to  be extended to them like other categories of various disabilities.

Junior Judicial Assistant (Technical)

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 14:20 -- geeta.nair

HIGH COURT OF DELHI 
NEW DELHI

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit https://applycareer.co.in/dhc/JJAT2018/Adv-Eng.pdf

Last date for creation of New Log In for online registration 23.01.2019
Online applications are invited from Indian Nationals / Citizens of India for filling up following existing vacancies and for preparing a panel for future vacancies:

online classes for visually impaired students

Smart Step is a online coaching institute providing online classes for banking, insurance, SSC, UPSC etc .for maths reasoning, basic computer and english speaking course at you suitability of time and at very affordable fees. 
Smart Step is committed to enhance your maths, reasoning basic computer and english speaking skills with adding more values to your studies. 
So register yourself quickly! 
Registration are free! 
For further details please contact- 
Odeta- 07988268080 
Sneha- 7320933800 
available on whtsapp both the numbers. 

Disability Act rules notified, to provide level playing filed

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 12:38 -- geeta.nair

NEW DELHI: Disabled people will now be able to avail benefits and concessions in education, health services, loans, jobs and other schemes with Delhi government notifying the rules under Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 on December 28 after a delay of over a year. Source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/disability-act-rules-notified-to-provide-level-playing-field/articleshow/67342810.cms

 

900 people run blindfolded across India

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 11:49 -- geeta.nair

In a statement issued in Pune, Milind Soman, model and founder of Pinkathon, said that the United Sisters Foundation has organised the second edition of the ‘See from the heart’ run across the country.

See from the heart’ a blindfold run was held Sunday across 35 locations in 16 cities including Pune. The run was held to support the upcoming run to be undertaken by six visually impaired runners along with their six guides from January 23 to January 25 from Mysuru to Bengaluru.

Cafe Tour Guide - ACE Experiences Asia Private Limited, Hyderabad

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 12:31 -- koshy.mathew@ey...

Job Description

The Cafe Tour Guide is a visually impaired person (legally blind) and works in total darkness at the cafe in the dark located at the end of the exhibition path. The work specifically entails welcoming the visitor, taking orders, processing payments, serving beverages and snacks and talking with the visitors. Ideally, every Dialogue in the Dark Guide should be able to work either on a tour or in the dark cafe. 
 

Education-

UGAny Graduate

Guide Coordinator - ACE Experiences Asia Private Limited, Hyderabad

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 12:21 -- koshy.mathew@ey...

The Guide Coordinator is a visually impaired person (legally blind) and liaises competently between guides and Dialogue in the Dark managers. The work entails information flow, quality control of guiding, training for new guides. 
 

Education

Under Graduate: Any Graduate

Post Graduate: Any Postgraduate

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