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Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA),Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operators (DEOs),

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 16:01 -- geeta.nair

Government of India
Staff Selection Commission
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances
& Pensions,
Block No. 12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road,
New Delhi - 110003.

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit
file:///C:/Users/ADMIN/Downloads/notice_chsl_05032019.pdf

Last date for receipt of application: 05.04.2019 (up to 5.00 P.M.)

Meet the blind teenagers flying planes

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 11:29 -- geeta.nair

If you are blind or visually impaired the chance to take the controls of a plane might seem like an impossible dream, yet a scheme run by air cadets in Scotland is giving young people the chance to do just that.

The idea of "Flying Aces" is to persuade a range of young people to consider that if they can "fly" a plane, maybe they can do anything.

Fourteen-year-old Taylor, who has been blind since birth, is taking to the skies in a small four-seater plane.
 

He is about to do something he never thought he could.

PM releases new series of visually impaired friendly coins

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 15:57 -- geeta.nair

PM releases new series of visually impaired friendly coins

Posted On: 07 MAR 2019 12:09PM by PIB Delhi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today, released the new series of visually impaired friendly circulation coins,in New Delhi.Rs.1, Rs.2, Rs.5, Rs.10 and Rs.20 are the various denominations of coins released as part of the new series.

TRADESMAN MATE

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 12:14 -- geeta.nair

The Indian Navy
INDIAN NAVY CIVILIAN ENTRANCE TEST
INCET-TMM-01/2019
E-mail: incet-dcmpr@navy.gov.in
davp/10702/11/0226/1819

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit www.joinindiannavy.gov.in  or refer to the Employment News dated 2nd March 2019 page 26. 

LAST DATE OF ONLINE APPLICATION – 15 MARCH 2019 TILL 1700HRS

INVITES ONLINE APPLICATIONS FOR THE POST OF TRADESMAN MATE

Salman Khan spends quality time with visually impaired people after wrapping up Bharat

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 11:32 -- geeta.nair

Salman Khan is known for his generous work when it comes to people in need and kids. The actor, through his Being Human Foundation, provides funds and donations. As the actor was busy working on Bharat, he made sure to spend some quality time with visually impaired people after the film’s completion.

Placements at IIT-Delhi cross ‘10-year benchmark’

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:51 -- geeta.nair

With a 15 per cent rise in the number of companies visiting Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT-D) this year, the campus has seen record job placements.

“With over 1,000 job offers logged in (including pre-placement offers), the campus has witnessed hiring numbers this year that have crossed previous 10-year benchmarks… Many more companies are scheduled to visit in the remaining part of Phase II (of placement season), which is on till May,” IIT-D said in a statement.

Over 900 students got “job offers of their choice”, it added.
 

Blood donation camp at National Federation of the Blind Karnataka Bangalore on dated 10th March 2019 Sunday

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 15:29 -- geeta.nair

As you all may be well aware of the fact that there is no substitute
to Blood. It is not possible to produce blood artificially. Blood can
only be obtained through human donation. Only when every healthy
person donates blood thinking that it is his/her duty, it is possible
to treat people with fatal diseases and accident victims. Within few
minutes after blood donation, body recoups and within 24 hours, donor
will get back the volume of blood he/she has donated. With in 2 weeks,

Multiple Vacancies - Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 15:06 -- geeta.nair

Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), 
Corporate Human Resource Department
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)
S. P. Pune University Campus, Ganesh Khind,
Pune - 411 007

ADVT.NO.CORP/GR.A/02/2019

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit https://www.cdac.in/index.aspx?
id=job_corp_Non_SnT_2019

Last date for on-line registration of application by candidates   March 19, 2019

NIT-T holds orientation programme on assistive devices for visually challenged

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 11:25 -- geeta.nair

Visually challenged students and teachers from across the State were imparted basic knowledge of modern assistive devices during a three-day programme held at National Institute of Technology- Tiruchi.

The 52 participants, most of them students, besides a few teachers, a librarian and a railway staff, benefited from the residential training programme on use of laptops, smartphones, various associated shortcut keys, basic android accessibility settings, talkback feature and text to speech feature.

Haptic baton’ offers new ray of hope for visually impaired musicians

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 10:43 -- geeta.nair

A conductor's baton has been created that allows the visually-impaired to follow its movements, opening up the potential for blind people to join more orchestras.

A conductor’s baton has been created that allows the visually-impaired to follow its movements, opening up the potential for blind people to join more orchestras. The ‘Haptic Baton’ contains sensors that pick up even slight motions. These are then transmitted via radio signals to vibrating devices attached to musicians’ wrists or ankles.

In need of the right guidance

Amitha Murali (name changed) from Ernakulum contacted Eyeway in July 2018, after hearing about it from the radio promotions. She contacted Eyeway seeking education related guidance. Amitha is a very ambitious girl having done her schooling and graduation with deteriorating vision with the support of friends and family. 21 year old Amitha came through a lot of struggles in education, mobility and daily living since 2rd standard when her visual impairment was identified for the first time.

Apps to empower the visually-impaired

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 10:56 -- geeta.nair

With infrastructure not changing for the sake of accessibility any time soon or at a fast-enough pace, these apps break barriers to empower the visually-impaired community

The smartphone has been a clairvoyant for those in the dark for a while now — from reading street signs to telling the time and gauging physical surroundings. After all, 90% of the information processed by the human brain is visual

Enter the Envision and Be My Eyes apps which promise all this and more, with a focus on diversification, privacy and inclusivity.
 

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