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Heidrick Resources

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 14:46 -- geeta.nair

Heidrick Resources
Plot no-60/9, second floor, right hand side,yusuf sarai,green park, New Delhi , 110049
Interview date: 7 /12 /2019 1 1 AM.
Job role : HR recruiter trainee.
Disability: low vision female aspirant.
Age 18- 25.
Academic qualification: graduate in any stream or 12th pass.
Excellent communication and should know MS office
Job location Green park New Delhi.
Contact person Satvir Jogi 9768871719
Timcy Agarwal 7011612610
Person can also send mail at

Big Bazaar initiative Able Hands brings together disabled and non-disabled people

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 14:15 -- geeta.nair

This Saturday on 7 December Big Bazaar has something new planned as part of its #SabkeLiye accessible shopping experience. Called Able Hands, this is a first of its kind initiative where disabled people get to interact with non-disabled people . This initiative is being rolled in 292 ramp-enabled stores.

Assistant Professor - Education

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 11:59 -- geeta.nair

(A Central University) Gachibowli, Hyderabad – 500 032 (Accredited "A" Grade by NAAC)
Notification No.59/2019 dated 26.11.2019

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

The filled-in application should reach through Speed/Registered post on or before 24th December, 2019

JNU Prof develops Braille model to teach visually-challenged students chemistry

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 10:28 -- geeta.nair

A Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) professor has developed a Braille model to teach chemistry to visually-challenged students. Talking about his research, professor BS Balaji said he had developed a simple lock-and-key model to teach chemistry concepts to visually-impaired students. He added that owing to the current limitations in science education for blind students, he had designed the model to address these shortcomings.

Interesting innovations pitched at the Voice Vision Entrepreneurial Idea Awards for blind entrepreneurs

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 14:13 -- geeta.nair

Mumbai-based NGO Voice Vision’s Entrepreneurial Idea Award for 2019 were announced this week. The aim of the awards is to encourage visually impaired with the view to enable the community to be job creators rather than job seekers.

Employment Oriented Course on Computer Application & Assistive Technology

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 12:31 -- geeta.nair

Course Duration: 3 months, from 2nd January, 2020 to 31st March, 2020.
Classes will be held
from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday.
Last date for registration 18th December, 2019.
About the Course
this batch of the Diploma in Computer Application and Access Technology course is targeted at increasing the employability skills of visually impaired adults. This course will also help employed visually impaired persons in increasing efficiency and productivity at their workplace.

Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operators Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 11:44 -- geeta.nair

Government of India
Staff Selection Commission
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions,
Block No. 12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road,
New Delhi - 110003.

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

Centre urged to implement Disability Act-2016 in J&K

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 10:46 -- geeta.nair

Jammu, December 3

As the world observed Disability Day, physically challenged persons in Jammu and Kashmir continue to be deprived of their rights.

The J&K Handicapped Welfare Association on Tuesday demanded that the Central government should implement the provisions of the Disability Act-2016 as the state had become a Union Territory now.

The association has also demanded self-help groups for economic uplift of the physically challenged persons who have faced discrimination in the erstwhile J&K state.

Delhi Metro bags national award for creating barrier-free enenvironment for disabled.

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 10:44 -- geeta.nair

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) was on Tuesday conferred with a national award for creating a free environment for persons with disabilities, officials said.


Social justice dept awarded for best disabled-friendly website

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 10:35 -- geeta.nair

Chandigarh, December 4

The Centre has awarded the Haryana Social Justice and Empowerment Department for having best accessibility features of its website designed for people with disabilities.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu honoured Principal Secretary Neerja Shekhar on December 2 in New Delhi on the occasion of World Disability Day.

Sighted people try to understand what a day in the dark feels like

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 10:12 -- geeta.nair

80 people perform regular tasks in a dark room in Worli

The National Association for the Blind (NAB) offered a glimpse into the life of the visually challenged on Tuesday, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The purpose behind the exercise was to give people a sense of how the visually challenged overcome hurdles in their daily lives.

Paralakhemundi visually-impaired to get nat'l award

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 10:57 -- geeta.nair

Setting an example for all Divyangs in Odisha, a visually-impaired person achieved a new feat with his nomination to receive a national award for his contribution to persons with disabilities (PwDs).

The 50-year-old Niranjan Behera from Paralakhemundi has become the inspiration for all differently-abled persons as he has been selected for the prestigious National Awards for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities. He will be conferred with the award on the International Day of PWDs by President Ram Nath Kovind on December 3 in New Delhi.

Self-defence training imparted to 13 girls

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 10:47 -- geeta.nair

Chandigarh, December 3

A three-week long self-defence training programme, ‘Swayam’, for visually-impaired girls culminated today with a demonstration by 13 girls of the Institute for the Blind, Sector 26.

The training was conducted by the Chandigarh Police and was organised by the RCS Positive Abilities Rotaract Club and the institute.

Students trained were Vrinda, Savita, Rekha, Kashish, Usha, Manjit, Gaganjot, Kusum, Harleen, Garima, Rekha and Mansi. The training was conducted by Head Constable Sanjay and Lady Constables Pooja and Sonia.

Disabiilty: What Must Our Media Do

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 12:20 -- geeta.nair

Before I started writing this piece, I casually googled  ‘media and disability’. Interestingly, most results were pertaining to the role of the media, portrayal of disability, some academic papers on the subject and so on. Well, that’s typically what comes to mind when you throw these two words together at anyone.


Himachal issues directions to clear backlog of vacancies for visually impaired persons

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 12:12 -- geeta.nair

Himachal Chief Secretary Shrikant Baldi on Saturday asked the Department of Personnel and Training to clear backlog of vacancies for visually impaired within three months in the State.

The directions came after a delegation led by Senior Lawyer S.K. Rungta, General Secretary National Federation of the Blind Delhi, met the Chief Secretary here.

Free education for disabled sought

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 12:06 -- geeta.nair

Tribune News Service

Shimla, December 2

On the eve of the International Day for Persons with Disabilities, the Umang Foundation, an NGO that works for the empowerment of the disabled, has urged Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur to make provision for free education to disabled students up to university level as per the judgement of the High Court delivered on June 4, 2015.

Visually impaired Afghan HPU student seeks relief

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 11:36 -- geeta.nair

Bhanu P Lohumi
Tribune News Service
Shimla, December 2

Visually impaired Misbahuddin Yousufzai from Afghanistan is pursuing MA (Political Science) at Himachal Pradesh University here. He does not have a disability certificate. “I have difficulty in reading and writing. I cannot do without a magnifying glass,” he says, regretting that he was unable to finish his exam today. 


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