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Election Commission makes voting accessible for disabled in Karnataka

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 10:30 -- geeta.nair

BENGALURU: Election Commission in the state has received registrations of four lakh physically disabled voters and has left no stone unturned to ensure their voting process is hassle-free. 

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Karnataka, Sanjeev Kumar told The New Indian Express that visually impaired voters will be provided with Braille-enabled voter slips and voter guides. The visually impaired and blind voters will also be provided with the candidate list, that will be written in Braille. They will also have candidate symbols in braille.

New guidelines for safety of schoolkids

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 12:25 -- geeta.nair

Ahead of the new academic year, the government has released a fresh set of guidelines for schools keeping in mind the safety of children. A government notification lays down guidelines on the structural and functional aspects of educational  institutions. The norms range from specifications of the area in which schools ought to be constructed to what children are to be taught. Schools will be mandated to introduce gender sensitivity to students from class 1 to 12.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Ban on party posters, poll graffiti on public property all across Jharkhand

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 12:05 -- geeta.nair

The use of public properties for political advertisements during the election campaign has been prohibited in Jharkhand following an order issued by the chief electoral officer (CEO) in Ranchi on Sunday.

Additional CEO Manish Ranjan said that political advertisement on railway station premises, government hospitals, post offices, bus stands, airport, bridges, railway overbridges, electricity and telephone poles, public and government buildings and campuses would be prohibited during the period that came under the model code of conduct for Lok Sabha polls.

HEALTH and MALARIA INSPECTOR GRADE III and PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 16:16 -- geeta.nair

Government of India
Ministry of Railways
Railway Recruitment Boards
CENTRALISED EMPLOYMENT NOTICE (CEN) No.02/2019 

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete
details visit
http://www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in/images/CEN_02_2019_Paramedical_E
ng.pdf

Closing of online registration of application 02.04.2019 at
23:59 hrs 

CENTRALISED EMPLOYMENT NOTICE (CEN) No.02/2019
for PARAMEDICAL CATEGORIES.

Upper Division Clerk (UDC)

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 11:40 -- geeta.nair

EMPLOYEES’ STATE INSURANCE CORPORATION
Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India
REGIONAL OFFICE, KARNATAKA
NO.10, BINNYFIELDS, TANK BUND ROAD
(NEAR BINNYMILL, NEXT TO ETA MALL)
BINNYPET, BENGALURU-560023
Ph: 080-26742485. Fax: 080-26741307

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete
details visit https://www.esic.nic.in/attachments/recruitmentfile/9c339b9ee127fdb5226e...

Accessible Coins for Visually Impaired Are Welcome, But the Vision Must Expand

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 10:14 -- geeta.nair

I guess it’s time to celebrate.

India finally has a new set of coins that are accessible to the visually impaired. Recently released by the government, these coins – in denominations of Re 1, Rs 2, Rs 5, Rs 10 and Rs 20 – are easily recognisable by their distinct weight, size, touch and feel.

Assistant Administrative Officer (Generalist) (AAO) and Assistant Administrative Officer (Chartered Accountant)

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 13:10 -- geeta.nair

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) 
Central Office, “Yogakshema”, 
Jeevan Bima Marg, Mumbai-400021 

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit file:///C:/Users/ADMIN/Downloads/file-1.pdf

Last date for Online Registration & Online Payment of Application Fee/Intimation Charges: 22.03.2019

RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS (AAOs) (GENERALIST/ IT/ CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT/ ACTUARIAL / RAJBHASHA)

For visually challenged students, looking for scribes is only adding to examination stress

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:59 -- geeta.nair

80 such students in Mysuru will be appearing for their degree examinations in April

Like his classmates, Divakar, a student of Mahajana First Grade College in Mysuru, is preparing for the crucial final semester examinations scheduled to begin in April. But, as a visually challenged student, he is finding it tough to arrange for a scribe who will have to put on paper all that he has studied.

New accessible coins for visually impaired people launched by Prime Minister Modi

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:46 -- geeta.nair

The issue of accessible currency has been a sticking point with people from the visually impaired community in India for a long time now. Now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released a series of coins that are accessible for people with vision impairments.

Lower Division Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA),Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operators (DEOs),

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 16:01 -- 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
file:///C:/Users/ADMIN/Downloads/notice_chsl_05032019.pdf

Last date for receipt of application: 05.04.2019 (up to 5.00 P.M.)

Meet the blind teenagers flying planes

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 11:29 -- geeta.nair

If you are blind or visually impaired the chance to take the controls of a plane might seem like an impossible dream, yet a scheme run by air cadets in Scotland is giving young people the chance to do just that.

The idea of "Flying Aces" is to persuade a range of young people to consider that if they can "fly" a plane, maybe they can do anything.

Fourteen-year-old Taylor, who has been blind since birth, is taking to the skies in a small four-seater plane.
 

He is about to do something he never thought he could.

PM releases new series of visually impaired friendly coins

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 15:57 -- geeta.nair

PM releases new series of visually impaired friendly coins

Posted On: 07 MAR 2019 12:09PM by PIB Delhi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today, released the new series of visually impaired friendly circulation coins,in New Delhi.Rs.1, Rs.2, Rs.5, Rs.10 and Rs.20 are the various denominations of coins released as part of the new series.

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