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It’s taken time, but glad women’s blind cricket has begun, says G. K. Mahantesh

Tue, 12/24/2019 - 10:32 -- geeta.nair

Blind cricket for men has a long history but blind cricket for women in India received a shot in the arm last week with the first-ever Nationals held here.

Seven State teams took part in a Twenty20 tournament to test their skills. But it had more value to the participants than just cricket.

We need a mentor to show us possibilities” – Blind Microsoft engineer Aditi Shah to NewzHook

Mon, 12/23/2019 - 15:09 -- geeta.nair

Blind Microsoft engineer Aditi Shah is home on a break for a few months before she joins tech giant Microsoft at their headquarters in the United States. Aditi recently finished her master’s degree from the prestigious Georgia Tech university. In an in interview to NewzHook, Aditi talks about the challenges she overcame to achieve her dreams and her goal to be a mentor to blind women in India. That’s our focus on #StoryOfTheWeek.

NewzHook: Welcome home Aditi. Can you talk about the role you will be playing as a part of the Microsoft team?

100% Scholarship for PWD (People with Disability) to pursue professional Courses

Mon, 12/23/2019 - 14:51 -- geeta.nair

Students who are differently abled and are studying in 10th, 11th 12th or doing graduation or post-graduation, please ask them to “Enroll for the Scholarship Event conducted by Saksham NGO and Indic A I Foundation.
Date: 11th & 12th January, 2020
Time: 10am to 5pm
Venue: Saksham NGO, 486, Double Storey II, New Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110060

Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) , DRDO

Mon, 12/23/2019 - 12:56 -- geeta.nair

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Now, a news bulletin for the visually challenged

Mon, 12/23/2019 - 11:22 -- geeta.nair

WhatsApp group sends 40-minute audio clip, mostly comprising news, to 4,500 listeners

At 8 o’clock every morning, a 40-minute audio clip will reach the mobile phones of hundreds of visually challenged Keralites. The clip, containing a news bulletin and a section on books, has around 4,500 listeners on WhatsApp.

Since June 3 this year, a WhatsApp group, Vartha, has been posting the audio clip daily. Since there is a limit to the number of members in a WhatsApp group, eight separate groups have been created and three of them are based in the Middle East.

Assistant Professor (Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi)

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 14:48 -- geeta.nair

Sri Venkateswara College
University of Delhi
Benito Juarez Road
Dhaula Kuan
New Delhi - 110 021
Tel: 011 - 2411-2196, 011 - 2411-8590
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The last date for receipt of application is 28.12.2019

Visually impaired beauty parlour owner Dipti Kale wins customers over with skill & confidence

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 11:40 -- geeta.nair

Running a beauty parlour can be tough. Some may think a person with disability can never do it. Visually impaired Dipti Kale from Maharashtra is proving them wrong. Dipti owns a parlour in Thane, Maharashtra and has built a loyal customer base.

Job Fair in Pune

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 11:10 -- geeta.nair

For visually impaired, hearing impaired and orthopedically challenged people

Dates: December 20 to 26, 2019
Time: 8 am to 5 pm
Location: Dnjanraj Mangal Karyalaya, Chimbali Phata, Pune Nashik Highway, Khed Pune- 410501
Telephone: 7447426191, 7447426192

Blind chess is in need of more government support, says AICFB president Charudatta Jadhav

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 10:58 -- geeta.nair

Blind chess is in need of more government support, says AICFB president Charudatta Jadhav
All India Chess Federation for Blind conducts 35-40 tournaments in the year, says AICFB head.

PUNE The All India Chess Federation for Blind (AICFB) was established in 1997 and currently has 14 state-affiliated bodies under its domain. Charudatta Jadhav, president of AICFB, says finance is always a struggle and a lack of government support does not ease the sport for the visually impaired.

How different is blind chess from the normal game?

Disabled enabled to earn, and learn in Pune

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 10:48 -- geeta.nair

An entrepreneur finds a need in the market develops a product or service to meet that need. Customers are happy, he employs people to scale, posts profits, he is happy. Economy smiles, GDP steady, s/he opens pursestrings to ensure corporate social responsibility and those beneficiaries are now happy.

Welcome to corporate utopioa. Except when, doing greater good is the business. The grease that ensures the wheels turn is not a pretty subject, but without it, the wheels will come off.

Visually-impaired teen scores big

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 10:31 -- geeta.nair

BENGALURU : For Varsha U, life has been a challenging journey as she was born with partial blindness. Over the years, her vision got weaker and by the time Varsha turned 16, she went completely blind. However, her childhood interest in sports and athletics grew stronger and today, she is a part of India’s first domestic national cricket league for blind women in Delhi to represent Karnataka. The tournament has been organised by Cricket Association for the Blind in India and supported by Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled.

South Indian Level Singing Competition On January 21st 2020

Invitation for the visually impaired students to participate in South Indian Level Singing Competition* *to be held at Radha Regent 5 star hotel ,Chennai  on Tuesday ,21st January 2020.

Nethrodaya   is a social service institution established by a visually impaired on 2nd October 2002. It is recognized by Rehabilitation council of India. Our institution was awarded as “THE BEST INSTITUTION “, by the govt. of TamilNadu for the outstanding services to the differently abled community in TamilNadu.

Visually challenged bank staff deprived of promotion’

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 14:38 -- geeta.nair

Banks urged to implement guidelines of Dept. of Personnel and Training

People with visually impairment who work at banks complained that some of them are not provided with tools, such as screen readers, required to perform their job.

At the first general body meeting of Visually Impaired Bank Employees Welfare Association (VIBEWA) held in Secunderabad on Sunday, members of the association have resolved to pursue departments concerned to address their issues, including money allotted for commuting between home and office.

Generalist Officer (Bank of Maharashtra)

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 12:34 -- geeta.nair

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Relaxation Massage Training

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 16:56 -- shruti.pushkarn...

Training for persons with vision impairment

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If you want to get admission in this course then it is compulsory to
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So far 225 people have been trained by this course and they are working in
different places.


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