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Hyderabad: 24 visually impaired students get scholarships

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 10:15 -- geeta.nair

Hyderabad: University of Hyderabad (UoH) Vice-Chancellor Prof Podile Appa Rao on Tuesday distributed scholarship cheques to 24 eligible visually impaired students of the university. Scholarships worth Rs 5 lakh, which were raised by voluntary organisation, Help the Blind Foundation, were distributed.

Assistant Professor Dyal Singh College University of Delhi

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 12:40 -- geeta.nair

Dyal Singh College
University of Delhi

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit http://dsc.du.ac.in/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/advertisment.pdf

Closing Date for Online of Application: 31 January 2020

Dyal Singh College has invited applications for the Assistant Professor posts. Interested candidates can apply for Dyal Singh College Recruitment 2020 through the prescribed format on or before 31 January 2020.

Banking services not accessible to visually impaired, says plea

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 11:15 -- geeta.nair

Delhi HC seeks response of Centre, RBI on the petition by a lawyer

The Delhi High Court on Monday sought the response of the Centre and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on a plea which claimed that banking and financial services were not accessible for the visually impaired.

A Bench of Chief Justice D.N. Patel and Justice C. Hari Shankar issued notice to the Ministries of Social Justice, Finance and the RBI on the plea by a visually impaired lawyer.

Visually impaired cricketers to get exclusive sports ground in Bengaluru

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 10:35 -- geeta.nair

BENGALURU: Visually impaired cricketers are likely to get a dedicated sports training complex that will enable them to develop into professional players, the Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) has said.

CABI has approached the Karnataka government with a request to allot 25 acres of land to set up a sports complex with a training ground, gymnasium and swimming pool, and has received a positive response, Mahantesh G K, President, CABI and head of Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled, told media persons in Bengaluru on Monday.
 

Plea claims banking services not accessible to visually impaired; HC seeks Centre, RBI stand

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 10:23 -- geeta.nair

 

New Delhi, Jan 20 (PTI) The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response of the Centre and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on a PIL claiming that banking and financial services are not accessible for the visually impaired.

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar issued notice to the ministries of Social Justice, Finance and the RBI seeking their stand on the plea by a visually impaired lawyer.

Big Bazaar Sabke Liye – Great deals for disabled shoppers on Preview Day on 20-21 January

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 11:41 -- geeta.nair

Major sales events have never included shoppers with disabilities and we have a retailer who is doing that remarkably and consistently. Amid the crowds and chaos in sales events, It becomes increasingly difficult for shoppers with disabilities to enjoy discounts. For this reason Big Bazaar preview sale promises a sensitised store and shopping assistance to its huge base of disabled shoppers who require it. For the first time there’s also a Quiet hour Preview across select 38 stores for shoppers with autism and intellectual disabilities.

DEAR RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA: AN OPEN LETTER TO MY VISION IMPAIRMENT

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 11:22 -- geeta.nair

sometimes begrudgingly cast an eye over my blog’s archives, trying to pinpoint what posts shaped this online space into what it is today. I went as far back as January 2017 the other day and sitting there, at the beginning of the month, was an open letter I addressed to my vision impairment. I reluctantly clicked ‘read’, unsure of what words would greet me on the following page. Yes, I was right, I had every reason to cringe. Mind you,I might do exactly the same when looking back at this in 2023. 

Smartphones given to 1,000 visually impaired

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 11:00 -- geeta.nair

The smart phones have many disabled friendly applications installed in them. The phones are expected to improve the quality of life of the visually impaired people.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As part of the ‘Kazhcha project’ of the Kerala State Handicapped Persons Welfare Corporation, 1,000 smart phones were distributed here on Wednesday to select visually impaired individuals. The phones were distributed at the inaugural ceremony of the state-level smart phone distribution and two-day training programme to use the phone.

Inclusive Stem Confluence 2020 promises opportunities to disabled science enthusiasts

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 10:50 -- geeta.nair

The upcoming Inclusive Stem Confluence 2020 will bring together people with and without disabilities. The event will showcase talents of disabled students and professionals. In addition, it will also give them a platform to learn new things. Inclusive Stem Confluence 2020 is scheduled for 17 and 18 January 2020. On its third year, organisers are again expecting a huge turnout this year.

MANAGEMENT TRAINEES, COAL INDIA LIMITED

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 15:17 -- geeta.nair

COAL INDIA LIMITED (A Govt. of India Undertaking) (A Maharatna Company)
Coal Bhawan” Premise No. 04, MAR Plot No. AF-III, Action Area – 1A,
New Town, Rajarhat,
Kolkata – 700156
RECRUITMENT OF MANAGEMENT TRAINEES
Advertisement No.: 01/2019

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit:  https://www.coalindia.in/Portals/13/PDF/mt2019_detailed.pdf

Last date of Online Submission of Applications: January 19, 2020

Junior Assistant, Junior Stenographer, Technical Assistant (Library Science), Technical Assistant (Computer) (Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB)

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 12:31 -- geeta.nair

GOVERNMENT OF NCT OF DELHI
Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board
FC-18, INSTITUTIONAL AREA, KARKARDOOMA, DELHI-110092
Website: http://dsssb.delhi.gov.in
No. F.4 (362)/P&P/ DSSSB /2020/Advt./3107
ADVERTISEMENT NO.05/20

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit: http://dsssb.delhi.gov.in/sites/default/files/All-PDF/advertisement%2005-20%20pdf.pdf

Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Special Education (MR/ID) UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (UPSC)

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 11:29 -- geeta.nair

UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (UPSC)
Website http://www.upsconline.nic.in)
ADVERTISEMENT NO. 01/2020

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit https://upsc.gov.in/sites/default/files/Advt-01-2020-Engl_0.pdf

CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF ONLINE RECRUITMENT APPLICATION (ORA) THROUGH ORA WEBSITE IS 23:59 HRS ON 30.01.2020.

Social justice ministry ropes in pvt industries to extend reach of ''Accessible India Campaign''

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 10:52 -- geeta.nair

Social justice ministry ropes in pvt industries to extend reach of ''Accessible India Campaign''

New Delhi, Jan 10 (PTI) The social justice and empowerment ministry (SJEM), tasked with implementing the ''Accessible India Campaign'' (AIC), has roped in private industries and is coordinating with them to extend the reach of the campaign, a senior official said on Friday.

Kerala's hope for 'Insight Project' for the visually impaired reignited with 'Kazcha'

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 10:33 -- geeta.nair

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kazhcha project has revived the hopes of Kerala Federation of the Blind (KFB) in reviving the Insight Project to train visually challenged to overcome the daily struggles. Despite being the lone centre for providing training to use smartphones and computers, it was forced to close shop after the social justice department stopped providing funds two years ago.

Consequently, several hundred visually challenged persons lost the opportunity to get training at the  Kunnukuzhy centre here.

Workshop on Health and Fitness

NAB Delhi is please to bring yet another new kind of workshop for the visually impaired.  Here comes an interesting WORKSHOP unfolding a journey of BURGERS & BANANAS to HEALTH, to HAPPINESS, and ultimately, your FITNESS
Fitness? Huh? Visually Challenged, for us?
Of course, Yes! We are here with all the Real-World, Simplified, Accessible tips and tricks, which just requires your desire & zeal!
So, anyone with or without disability can join in and could be an acquirer of the best wealth in this universe “ Happiness/Fitness”!
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CBSE to allow visual aids in Class 10 exams from 2020 for students with vision impairments

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 11:35 -- geeta.nair

Some important news for visually impaired students studying in CBSE schools. The CBSE Board has announced a series of moves to make mainstream education more accessible for them.

From 2020, students with visual impairments can use magnifying glasses and portable video magnifiers during their Class 10 exams.

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