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Thu, 09/19/2019 - 12:17 -- geeta.nair

NORTHERN RAILWAY
RAILWAY RECRUITMENT CELL (RRC)
Lajpat Nagar-I, New Delhi-110024
Website: www.rrcnr.org
Employment Notice NO. 02/2019

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit http://www.rrcnr.org/MTS_2019/RRC_Eng_Aug_30_2019_Final.pdf

Date & Time of Closing of Online Application: 15.10.2019

RECRUITMENT OF LEVEL-1 MULTI TASKING STAFF IN CATERING UNIT OF COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT OF NORTHERN RAILWAY.

Denied pension, 3 blind siblings at mercy of locals

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 10:56 -- geeta.nair

Parvesh Sharma
Tribune News Service
Sangrur, September 18

Three visually impaired siblings of Nadampur village are living at the mercy of the area residents for the past two years after the state government stopped their pension. Reason: The trio failed to produce their disability certificates.

After struggling for one and half years, they finally got their certificates ready but are now unable to get Aadhaar cards prepared as machines have failed to take their thumb and finger impressions.

No art lover left behind: how galleries are finally welcoming disabled people

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 14:29 -- geeta.nair

A few weeks ago, Tate Modern found itself at the centre of a storm after wheelchair-user Ciara O’Connor took to social media to protest that there was no ramp to enable her to enter and experience a key cylindrical work in an exhibition by the Danish/Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson.

CBSE to introduce new set of guidelines & policies for children with learning disabilities

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 10:50 -- geeta.nair

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is all set to draft guidelines and policies for children with learning disabilities. Parents and experts working who work in disability space feel that this is going to be a great move since it promotes an inclusive environment. The child will also receive individual care and attention which will help them to do well in academics and other extra curricular activities.

Delhi based Rising Star Tours and Travels, makes plans for the visually impaired

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 10:21 -- geeta.nair

Travel is never a matter of money but of courage,” Paulo Coelho once said. But for visually impaired, along with courage they need someone to be their eyes.

Delhi-based Amit Jain, founder, Rising Star Tours and Travels, has been working on this line of thought for a while. In fact, his travel agency will take a group of 15 visually impaired people on a holiday to Dubai from September 26-29.

Clerical cadre Posts, IBPS

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 17:04 -- geeta.nair

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection COMMON RECRUITMENT PROCESS FOR RECRUITMENT OF CLERKS IN PARTICIPATING ORGANISATIONS (CRP CLERKS-IX for Vacancies of 2020-21 )
Website: www.ibps.in
In case of queries / complaints please log in to http://cgrs.ibps.in

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit https://www.ibps.in/wp-content/uploads/DetailedAdvtCRP_Clerks_IX.pdf

Delhi Disabilities Commissioner passes important order on industrial plot allotments for people with disabilities

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 11:28 -- geeta.nair

In a significant order that will have far reaching impact, Delhi Disabilities Commissioner T D Dhariyal has ordered that unused vacant industrial plots in the National Capital Region be set aside for allotment to people with disabilities who wish to start their own businesses or production centres or relocate existing ones.

2 Indians in United Arab Emirates develop app to help visually impaired

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 11:18 -- geeta.nair

Dubai, September 12

Two UAE-based Indian nationals developed a smartphone app that can help visually impaired people.

The app developed by Nandujit Prathap and Visakh GS is called Ioptyc. It uses distance sensors and visual recognition technology to assist people with visual impairments, the Khaleej Times reported on Wednesday.

Professor makes model to convert Hindi, English, Gujarati text to Braille

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 10:58 -- geeta.nair

With the help of this model, the visually impaired will be able to easily communicate with everyone and pursue normal education as the model will be able to convert Hindi, English and Gujarati text into Braille. Not only texts but the model will also convert drawings and mathematical equations, and text to speech as well,” she told ANI.

A professor has successfully made a model to help visually impaired people gain more knowledge by translating the text of Hindi, English and Gujarati language to Braille language.

So much a part,but still apart

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 10:48 -- geeta.nair

HYDERABAD: Renowned deaf-blind political activist Helen Keller had said: “Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.” Echoing the same optimism and hope, a bunch of visually-impaired persons, who came to the city to be a part of a three-day summit on people with disabilities, spoke on how they have fought against the tide.

Delhi High Court seeks list of UPSC vacancies for visually impaired

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 10:37 -- geeta.nair

What is the exact number of vacancies for visually impaired persons in civil services exams since 1996, the Delhi High Court has sought to know from the Centre.

A bench of justices S Muralidhar and Talwant Singh has directed the Centre to give details regarding the backlog vacancies for persons with disabilities, particularly visually impaired, from 1996 onwards.

2 years Diploma Course in Fragrance for visually challenged persons

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 16:51 -- geeta.nair

NEW VENTURE AT NAB INDIA 

National Association For the Blind, India in collaboration with CPL Aromas has initiated a 2 years Diploma Course in Fragrance for visually challenged persons. 

This course will serve as a holistic training with a module featuring sessions from the Fragrance Industry and students will be trained from basic identification of fragrances to advanced perfumery by qualified  faculty. 

On successful completion of the Diploma Course, eligible students will be assisted in getting suitable placements. 

Store Executive

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:28 -- geeta.nair

Chennai office.

Place: Chennai

Gender: Male

Position : Store Executive

Salary : Rs. 7000 - 9000

Disability Type : Low Vision /  Partially VI

Age: 20 - 35 years

Criteria: Good mobility, Ready to travel

Language: Tamil & English
 Interested candidates contact: 9600372288

Sharmila S 
 Project Coordinator

Indian Association for the Blind, 
Sundarajanpatty, Alagar Koil Main Road, Madurai - 625104

M: +91 9600372288

Assistive Technology Improves Reading Skills for Blind Student in India

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 15:07 -- geeta.nair

Suraj is eight years old and in the third standard at the School for Blind Boys in Bhosari, in the Maharashtra state of India. Children who are blind or have low vision like Suraj face many obstacles. Less than ten percent of the students in the school read at grade level. While mother tongue language instruction is optimal for early reading acquisition, in both braille and audio for students who are blind/low vision, it is a challenge to deliver accessible books in mother tongue languages where no text-to-speech (TTS) engine exists to read these books aloud.

HARYANA STAFF SELECTION COMMISSION (HSSC)

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 14:26 -- geeta.nair

HARYANA STAFF SELECTION COMMISSION (HSSC)
BAYS NO. 67-70, SECTOR-2,
PANCHKULA – 134151

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit http://hssc.gov.in/hsscapp/uploads/advt/60926-Advetisement%2015.2019_2019.pdf

Opening date for submission of online applications: 20th September, 2019
Closing date for submission of online application: 9th October, 2019(by 11:59PM)

A colouring book specially for blind & low vision kids by Raised Lines Foundation

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 10:10 -- geeta.nair

Raised Lines Foundation, at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, has developed a colouring book especially for blind and low vision children, which aims to bring the joy of creativity to all children, regardless of disability.

All children love to colour the world around them, be it things from nature or cartoon characters. It's a joy that many blind and low vision kids do not get to experience. Raised Lines Foundation (RLF), the Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi (IIT-D)-incubated enterprise is out to change that.

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