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Placement drive for PWD candidates tomorrow, walk-interviews

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 10:05 -- geeta.nair

Placement drive for PWD candidates tomorrow, walk-interviews.

As many as 95 candidates including visually-impaired and people with locomotor disability have registered to be part of the drive. Interested candidates can walk-in for to be part of the placement drive.

Sector Skill Council (SSC), NASSCOM in association with National Association for Blind (NAB), New Delhi is organising a placement drive for Persons with Disability (PwD) tomorrow – July 30, 2019. The first job fair in the series is planned for will be held at NAB office, Sector 5, RK Puram New Delhi.


Mon, 07/29/2019 - 14:11 -- geeta.nair

Advt. No. RC/61/2019

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

The last date for submission of applications completed in all respects, shall be 19 August, 2019 (5.30 PM).

Snehadeep, showing a path of hope for visually impaired, disabled

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 10:54 -- geeta.nair

Snehadeep Trust, the not-for-profit which has been working with visually impaired and differently abled for a long time and providing them training, accommodation, education, and assistance with personal development, recently expanded its operations to include children from disadvantaged backgrounds.

This 28-year-old woman plans to change lives of visually-challenged children of Trivandrum

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 10:32 -- geeta.nair

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With a white cane in hand and guided by her inner light, Tiffany Brar, the 28-year-old visually-impaired woman, has been travelling across the state, changing the lives of similar people with her noble initiatives.

This time, Tiffany, founder of Jyothirgamaya Foundation, intends to shed light on the lives of visually-challenged children by opening a preparatory school/kindergarten in the city. 


Fri, 07/26/2019 - 16:14 -- geeta.nair

National Association for the Blind Delhi state Branch (NAB) invites applications for the post of Executive Director. 

Location: New Delhi 
Position: Executive Director 
The Executive Director is responsible for efficient and accountable administration of human resources and administrative functions.  


.Develop and maintain functional and efficient human resources management and  administration systems, processes, and procedures 

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Dear All, The National Association for the Blind, India established on L9th January 1952, is the single largest non-governmental voluntary organization working to alleviate the hardships of the visually impaired all over India. NAB, India is presently promoting multifarious blind welfare activities through its network in 22 State and 66 District Branches and 11 Institutions.

Meet Vaishak JP, a mountaineering guide for the visually impaired

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 10:42 -- geeta.nair

While growing up in Kasaragod in Kerala, Vaishak JP had to climb the Chandragiri hill everyday to catch a bus to get to school. Backwaters and beaches weren’t too distant from where he lived. This is perhaps why he believes “everyone should experience Nature’s beauty.”

Vaishak’s interest in Nature increased as he grew older. After completing his bachelor’s degree in chemistry, botany and zoology at St Aloysious College, Mangaluru, he joined his grandfather, a forest officer, in exploring the forests of Karnataka.

Learning about herbs through touch and smell

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 10:21 -- geeta.nair

Visually challenged college students taught benefits of herbal plants

Just one touch or the aroma of the herbs was enough. Whether it was curry leaves, betel leaves, omavalli, aloe vera or tulasi, a group of visually challenged students got their answers right.

Along with it, they learned the benefits of the common herbal plants.

Coming, sensory park in Sec 35 for special people

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 10:07 -- geeta.nair

Chandigarh, July 24

A sensory park for people with special needs is set to come up in Sector 35-D.

To be built under the Smart City Mission, the park will have a combination of sensory-integrated play equipment and amenities, along with green area. The park, which will be built at an estimated cost of Rs 93 lakh, is aimed at stimulating the five senses — taste, sight, touch, smell and hearing. The charges for its upkeep for five years have been kept at Rs 65 lakh.

बढ़ी फीस जमा करने का दृष्टिहीन विद्याथी करेंगे बहिष्कार

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 09:48 -- geeta.nair

डॉ. शकुन्तला मिश्रा राष्ट्रीय पुनर्वास विश्वविद्यालय के दृष्टिहीन सहित सभी दिव़्यांग विद्यार्थी छात्रावास की बढ़ी हुई फीस जमा करने का बहिष्कार करेंगे। साथ ही उन्होंने छात्रावास में रहने की अधिकतम सीमा 8 वर्ष करने की मांग की है। दूसरी ओर बुधवार को भी दिव्यांग अस्थाई छात्रावास पाने के लिए भटकते रहे। उनकी सहायता करने वाला कोई नहीं है।


Wed, 07/24/2019 - 15:03 -- geeta.nair

Fax: 022-2282 0411;

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


Wed, 07/24/2019 - 12:22 -- geeta.nair

An Autonomous Body of the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports
Government of India,
Ground Floor, Jeevan Deep Building, 4 Parliament Street,
New Delhi – 110001

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

Last date for submission of On-line application : 07.08.2019

High Court seeks report on rehabilitation of pellet-blinded, other visually impaired persons

Wed, 07/24/2019 - 10:13 -- geeta.nair

The High Court on Tuesday sought details from the State Government about measures taken to rehabilitate the pellet-blinded and other visually impaired persons.

A division bench of Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Rashid Ali Dar directed State’s senior additional Advocate General BA Dar to place before it the details within two days facilities available within for empowering visually impaired persons and those which have been blinded and have suffered injuries by use of pellet guns.

Feeling short-changed, yet again

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 10:06 -- geeta.nair

For the past one-and-a-half years, Abhishek Thakur has been keenly following the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) announcements; not because he is particularly interested in its monetary policy but because he is visually impaired and wishes to know what India’s central bank proposes to do in response to PILs in courts regarding ‘inaccessibility’ of its new series of currency notes.

Will Seeking Compassion And Providing Education About My Sight Loss Ever End? | A Blind Reflection By Chrissy Terry

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 13:24 -- geeta.nair

“This is my long Facebook post from 2 years ago (2017). Every single word is still very true today. We are still seeking compassion and still trying to educate others. If you haven’t read it, please do. If you have, thank you! It is a great reminder about what my family goes through still.” ~ Chrissy Terry 

Job Fair on 30th July, 2019

Job Fair on 30th July, 2019
Timing          10:30 am - 04:30 pm
Venue National Association for the Blind R. K. Puram Sector 5 South Delhi 110022
Qualifications Graduation
SSC NASSCOM in association and collaboration with National Association for the Blind (NAB) is organising Placement drive for the PwD candidates.
Aspiring candidates with Visual and Locomotor disability are welcome to participate in this job drive.
4-5 corporates will mark their presence to provide opportunity to the deserving candidates, willing to join the IT/ ITES industry.

Thiruvananthapuram: Tiffany to start ‘school’ for visually challenged

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:17 -- geeta.nair

Thiruvananthapuram: A new initiative, a preparatory school/ kindergarten for visually challenged children, is being launched by Tiffany Brar, visually challenged and founder of Jyothir-gamaya here.

The school, the first of its kind in the state, will be inaugurated by social justice minister K.K. Shailaja, on Friday. Tiffany, 28, belonging to Thiruvananthapuram, runs ‘Jyothirgamaya,’ her own social project for the visually impaired, in a rented building at Kurava-nkonam–Vayilikkada road.


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