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A plea to make Bhopal an ‘accessible’ Smart City

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 17:02 -- geeta.nair

Inclusive structures, safe public spaces remain elusive for disabled

In 2012, an international child rights agency offered a unique opportunity to Poonam Shroti, who was desperately looking for a break from a dull corporate job. She excitedly reached the interview spot — a multi-storeyed hotel, with her mother pushing the wheelchair. But the absence of a ramp as well as a lift left her dispirited, and she came back home feeling rejected.

Technician, Technical Assistant and Junior Assistant

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 16:07 -- geeta.nair

National Institute of Technology Hamirpur
Hamirpur (H.P) -177 005
Advt. No 07/2019

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit http://recruitment.nith.ac.in/

Closing date of online submission of application: 31st October 2019

Recruitment for Non-Teaching Posts

National Institute of Technology Hamirpur invites online applications from Indian Nationals for recruitment to the
following Non-Teaching posts in the Institute.

Manager, FOOD CORPORATION OF INDIA (FCI)

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 11:22 -- geeta.nair

FOOD CORPORATION OF INDIA (FCI)
Advt No.02/2019-FCI Category-II

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit https://www.recruitmentfci.in/assets/IBPS_Final_CAT-II_Advertisement_2019.pdf

Last Date & time for submission of Online Application: 27.10.2019

ZONE-WISE RECRUITMENT FOR MANAGER (GENERAL/ DEPOT/ MOVEMENT/ ACCOUNTS/ TECHNICAL/ CIVIL ENGINEERING/ ELECTRICAL MECHANICAL ENGINEERING/ HINDI)

Assistant Professor

Fri, 09/27/2019 - 14:40 -- geeta.nair

INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY
MAIDAN GARHI, 
NEW DELHI 110068
Advertisement No. 02/2019/ACD 

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit http://www.ignou.ac.in  or refer to the
Employment News dated 21st September 2019, page no.60

The last date for receipt of hard copy of filled in application submitted online is 25.10.2019 

Administrative Assistant ‘A’, Security Assistant ‘A’ , CENTRE FOR PERSONNEL TALENT MANAGEMENT (CEPTAM)

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 14:46 -- geeta.nair

CENTRE FOR PERSONNEL TALENT MANAGEMENT (CEPTAM)
DEFENCE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION (DRDO) MINISTRY OF DEFENCE, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
www.drdo.gov.in.

Advertisement No.: CEPTAM-09/A&A

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit https://ceptam09.com/Upload/Document/eng_10301_20_1920b.pdf

Closing date for submission of application: 15th Oct 2019

Mumbai NGO Voice Vision seeks to encourage entrepreneurship among blind & low vision people

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 11:27 -- geeta.nair

If you have a business idea but have no clue about how to develop it, or if you want to scale up an existing business, here's some news for you! Mumbai-based NGO Voice Vision has announced the Entrepreneurial Idea Award 2019 for people who are blind and low vision. Read on to know more.

Work hard & you will achieve what you want’ - My Take by disability rights activist Maitreya Shah

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 11:11 -- geeta.nair

In My Take this week, we have 21 year old Maitreya Shah who is visually impaired. Maitreya, who is pursuing his final year law studies is a well-known disability rights activist from Gujarat.

I was just like any other normal kid, living my life to the fullest. When I was eleven years old, I was playing cricket when the ball hit my eye. I became fully blind and that changed my life. I vividly remember those days when I was depressed and used to lock myself inside the room. My parents were equally affected and this went on for a few years.
 

Myopia now a major eye disorder in growing children’

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 10:57 -- geeta.nair

Amarendra, which literally means the immortal king of gods, is a harbinger of hope and resurrection to many disabled and critical eye patients who are left languishing to their ill-fated destiny.  A messiah among the ophthalmologists, Dr Amarendra Samal is a relatively young  physician and a son of the soil, who has achieved such superb skill by conducting critical eye elements with a rare dexterity, adroitness blended with an inimitable craftsmanship of his own.

Pune’s blind judokas eager to throw it down for India at Commonwealth championship

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 10:40 -- geeta.nair

Renuka Salve (16) and Sonali Wajage (18) were born blind. The lack of eyesight, however, has not stopped the two judokas from reaching the pinnacle of their judo careers until now - representing India at an international tournament.

Salve and Wajage will take part in the Commonwealth Judo Championship at Walsall, Birmingham, UK, from September 25-29.
 

It is the first time female Pune judokas are part of an India squad and Salve and Wajage won their places in the national team after claiming gold medals at the recently held National Blind Judo championship.

Mysteries of deep space come alive for visually impaired people at the British Science Festival

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 10:48 -- geeta.nair

Mysteries of deep space come alive for visually impaired people at the British Science Festival.

The night sky with the many stars and constellations is beautiful to witness and bringing that experience alive for blind and low vision people is a show at the British Science Festival called A Dark Tour of the Universe.

The deep space is mysterious and beautiful and bringing that alive for blind and low vision people is a new show at the British Science Festival currently on at the University of Warwick.

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