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Assistant Professors, The Central University of Punjab (CUP)

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 14:55 -- geeta.nair

Central University of Punjab (CUP)
Advt. No: CUPB/19-20/05

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit : or  refer to the Emloyment News dated 8th June  2019, page no. 29

Last date for submission of online application form is 25.06.2019 by 23:59 Hours.


Breast cancer detection training for blind women to be expanded to more Indian cities

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 12:35 -- geeta.nair

In Story of the Week, we look at the Discovering Hands programme in India under which visually impaired women are being trained to detect breast cancer lumps by touch. This year the programme is being expanded to Bengaluru and Kashmir.

Hasiba, 25 years old, had signed up for a computer training course at the National Association for the Blind Center of Blind Women and Disabilities in 2016 when she heard about the Discovering Handsprogramme that was soon to be launched.

Short term computer training course for school going blind students

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 12:25 -- geeta.nair

Short term computer training course for school going blind students,
no hostel facility.
Course Duration: 17 June to 28 June 2019 10 am to 5 pm, Batch For school going blind students, no hostel facility.
Maximum capacity: 15 students
•         Candidates who have under Class 12th are eligible.
The following topics are included in the syllabus.
•         Basic Hardware and Software concepts
•         Word Processing (MS Word)
•         Reading, Writing & Editing

Hyderabad: 8,000 people scanned to avoid blindness

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 11:38 -- geeta.nair

Hyderabad: To control diabetic retinopathy and retinopathy of prematurity, more than 80,000 people were scanned in the 14 states of India including Telangana state and Andhra Pradesh to ensure that the avoidable blindness can be controlled.

It is found that lapses in the care of diabetic patient and lack of awareness among people are leading to the blindness.

Asst. Manager (Marketing) (E-2), NATIONAL FERTILIZERS LIMITED

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 12:59 -- geeta.nair

(A Government of India Undertaking)
A-11, Sector-24, Noida,
District Gautam Budh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh - 201301.
Phone Nos.: 0120-2412294, 2412445 Fax 0120-2412397
Advertisement No.: 05/2019                                                                        

30 participate in Thane wheelchair marathon

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 10:33 -- geeta.nair

Sunday saw Thane’s first-ever wheelchair marathon, where 30 participants inspired the spectators as they raced towards the finish line. This was part of the sixth edition of the Sheth Half Marathon, where over 2,000 participants ran from Viviana Mall to Sheth Avalon.

The 2-km wheelchair race category winners were Subhanshu Patel, Hadis Sheikh and Nisha Gupta. The marathon had a 10-km run for both men and women, where Kunal Kelusker stood first in the men’s section and Manasi Samudra won first place in the women’s section.

‘62 million in India visually impaired’

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 10:28 -- geeta.nair

Stresses on partnership for success of public health interventions

Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Saturday said the success of public health interventions is dependent on a healthy partnership between the government, NGOs and private sectors.

Taking part in the 15th annual conference of ‘Vision 2020: The Right to Sight - India’ organised by Aravind Eye Care System, he said deliberations would bring out new ideas to increase the effectiveness of eye care service delivery models.

RBI committee on digital payments makes a strong case for financial inclusion of disabled community

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 15:05 -- geeta.nair

Over 70 million Indians have a disability, making a compelling case for financial inclusion to be built in, in every aspect of our lives. Compelling from the point of social justice as well as business sense. Yet, this doesn’t get reflected. A huge gap that needs to be addressed, as a Reserve Bank of India’s high-level committee emphasies.

Junior Assistant-I, (Clerk cum Computer Operator) Grade – V, Oil India Limited (OIL)

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 12:20 -- geeta.nair

Oil India Limited (OIL),
Advertisement No.: OIL/GM (KO)/ADM/147/085/2019

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


Employment Oriented Course on Computer Application & Assistive Technology

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:34 -- geeta.nair

Course Duration: 3 months, from July (first week) 2019. Classes will be held from 10 am to 5 pm Monday to Saturday.
Last date for registration on 16 June 2019.
About the Course
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.

A new device that can help visually impaired students do practical math with ease

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:00 -- geeta.nair

Oguz Karadag from Turkey has invented a new device that he claims will help visually impaired students do practical math with ease. This is a major breakthrough as traditionally many blind students are not encouraged to pursue math at higher grades.

Turkey-based Oguz Karadag struggled to learn geometry as he is visually impaired. So Karadag, who dreamed of becoming a mechanical engineer, decided to create a device of his own. The device, as yet unnamed, will reportedly help visually impaired people learn mathematics and geometry with ease.

District Youth Coordinator, Junior Computer Programmer, Assistant, Stenographer Grade- II, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Lower Division Clerk , Multi Tasking Staff (Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS)

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 12:28 -- geeta.nair

Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS)
An Autonomous Body of the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports Government of India
Ground Floor, Jeevan Deep Building,
4 Parliament Street,
New Delhi – 110001

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

Last date for online application: 19th June 2019

Nothing special for students with special needs

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 10:34 -- geeta.nair

Chandigarh, June 3

No less than an architectural marvel, Pierre Jeanneret’s chequerboard-style Panjab University has apparently failed its disabled students when it comes to accessibility.

The varsity’s buildings fail to comply with the ‘Harmonised Guidelines and Space Standards for Barrier-free built Environment for Persons with Disability and Elderly Persons’ as prescribed by the Ministry of Urban development in 2016. The guidelines include a 16-point Access Audit Checklist.

Helping the visually impaired ‘see’ art

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 10:19 -- geeta.nair

Varsha’s voice bubbles with excitement as she shares her feelings about experiencing a painting for the first time. “I have seen a dog, swan, sun, moon, flowers and birds,” she says. A visually impaired person, she describes with glee everyday objects most of us take for granted.

At a little distance from her were about 20 paintings created with primary colours and scenes from nature but with tactile quality.

Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor (Nagaland University)

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 13:01 -- geeta.nair

Nagaland University
Headquarters: Lumami-798627
No. NUESTT-II/Advt.01/2016-770
Advt. 01/2019

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

Last date of receipt of applications is : 01.07.2019

Applications are invited on prescribed format from the eligible candidates for the various Teaching posts under Nagaland University as indicated below:

Pupils want to be heard in Senate

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 10:44 -- geeta.nair

Chandigarh, June 3

More than 10 visually impaired and ambulatory disabled PwD students of the PU marched from the Chemistry Department canteen to the Vice-Chancellor office at the university here on today.

They shouted the slogans of inclusivity and demanded a representation in the newly formed committee for RPwD Act, Syndicate, Senate and other governing bodies of the PU.


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