CHENNAI: Three years ago, in a-first-of-its-kind initiative, the state government had installed audio signals at 150 locations in the city. The device, attached to traffic signal posts, guided the visually impaired by informing them on the signal and helped them walk without the fear of being hit by a vehicle.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR THE EMPOWERMENT OF PERSONS WITH VISUAL DISABILITIES (DIVYANGJAN) (Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities)
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment,
Govt. of India 116, Rajpur Road, dehradun-248001
Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit http://nivh.gov.in/images/1miscpostfeb2020.pdf
The last date for receipt of application is 13.03.2020..
A statewide study conducted in all schools for the blind revealed that the Centre’s vitamin A supplementation programme for pregnant mothers has been a success with the number of children being born blind dropping drastically as compared to the numbers when a similar study was done 15 years ago by the same organisation.
Government of India,Department of Space Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) U R RAO SATELLITE CENTRE, (FORMERLY KNOWN AS ISRO SATELLITE CENTRE) BENGALURU
बीजीएफआई- नई सोच तथा अविष्कार को अपनाना हमारी मुख्य ताकत रही है।
१९८५ में वॉक तू विन से लेकर वकालत, सुगमता, अनुभवात्मक शिक्षा, ज्ञान
साझा करने के सत्रों और मेंटरशिप तक, हमने अपने स्तर पर पूरी कोशिश की है
कि हम अपने जीवन से संबंधित सबसे महत्वपूर्ण पहलुओं को सभी को स्वतंत्र,
जागरूक, और सुरक्षित बनाने के लिए सबसे बेहतर प्रयास करें।
The Aam Aadmi Party has taken charge for the third time in Delhi with a decisive mandate in the recent Assembly elections. In this week’s guest column Tapas Bharadwaj, a visually impaired law student from the national capital, reflects on how issues relating to the disabled community need to better reflected in the agenda of political parties.
The prototype Smart White Cane developed by Kyocera makes use of wireless transmission technology.
Railway operators have been placing platform doors to prevent blind and visually impaired passengers from falling onto the tracks or colliding with moving trains. But not all stations can be fitted with these doors.
From experience I can say there are many people who do not know that they can volunteer to make the life of the visually challenged better,” says Barath S N, the founder of Chennai-based Lit the Light, a group formed four years ago to help visually impaired students across Tamil Nadu. The NGO is organising the year’s first ‘Read Fest’ in temple town to sensitise more people to reading and scribing for the visually challenged.
A statewide study conducted in schools for visually impaired has revealed that causes of childhood blindness are changing as society makes socio-economic progress. The study was conducted by a team from H V Desai Eye Hospital’s team, said Dr Sucheta Kulkarni, principal investigator.
The hospital will hold a meeting on February 18 to discuss the findings of the research, sources said. The findings are likely to influence government policies on eyecare funding for children, sources added.
Zakir Husain Delhi College, Enabling Unit “Hum Honge Kamyab”
Cordially invites you to attend/participate in its annual fest
“Utsav” on 19 February, 2020.
Venue- ZHDC Auditorium
Time- 9 am
You are requested to send entries of interested students for the
1. Solo Singing : 10 am onwards
2. Solo Dance : 11 am onwards
3. Quiz : 12 pm onwards
4. Braille Writing : 10 am
5 Poetries : 02 pm
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit :https://www.aiims.edu/images/pdf/recruitment/advertisement/rectt-10-2-20.pdf
The last date for online applications: 12.03.2020.
Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC)
No. 9-1/2020-PSC (R-IV)
Advertisement No. 2 /2020
Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details http://www.hppsc.hp.gov.in/hppsc/WriteReadData/LINKS/Advertisement%20No%202202033b1bede-a397-419f-98a8-26b5e8684422.pdf
Move aimed at bridging the gap between demand and supply of corneas
To promote eye donation and bridge the huge gap between demand and supply of corneas, the Health Department is set to start eye collection centres in district hospitals soon.
Increasing the number of eye donations is crucial as corneal blindness can be treated only through transplantation from eye donations as there is no substitute for human tissue.
UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (UPSC),
EXAMINATION NOTICE NO. 05/2020-CSP
Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit: https://upsc.gov.in/sites/default/files/Notification-CSPE_2020_N_Engl.pdf
The online Applications can be filled up to 3rd March, 2020 till 6:00 PM
February is low vision awareness month. I thought this was a good opportunity to talk about my eye condition, Stargardts disease, that is taking away my precious eyesight.
BENGALURU: About 40 visually impaired students protesting a two-year delay in distribution of free laptops by the government were detained on Tuesday morning and released in the evening. Police detained them for staging a protest without obtaining permission
Below are the details of the Aptitude training for Visually impaired, that we are planning to start on 1st March 2020, along with the link for registration. Kindly go through it share it with all your network.
Chandigarh, February 12
To honour the intellect of children with special needs, a state-level talent hunt prize distribution ceremony was held at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 10, here today.
The ceremony was organised by Samagra Shiksha, Education Department, Chandigarh.