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Do not forget people with disability in Smart City

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 10:36 -- geeta.nair

Solutions like large signboards, pedestrian side-walks and Accessible Pedestrian Signals could go a long way in helping them

City planning and development make denizens' lives easier; but cities cannot be truly ‘smart’ if they fail to include people of all walks of life, say disabilities rights activists and awareness groups.

Computer Training For Visually Impaired

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 15:20 -- geeta.nair

Computer Training For Visually Impaired 
Foundation Course in Computers and Employability
Duration: 6 Months*

The new batch for Foundation Course in Computers and Employability for the  visually impaired will commence on November end, 2019. Candidates who know  basic can come  till 15th December.
Introduction to RCG Foundation:

Assistant Professor (Shyam Lal College (SLC)

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 14:41 -- geeta.nair

Shyam Lal College (SLC)
University of Delhi

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit https://drive.google.com/file/d/12CBFJWdnbynquTsa4jMW5pJAXBBBh0JU/view

The last date for receiving applications is 28.11.2019

Online applications are invited in the prescribed Application form from the eligible candidates for appointment to the post of Assistant Professor.

Eye screening, awareness camps to be held across Maharashtra on acount of World Diabetes Day on Nov 14

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 10:35 -- geeta.nair

The Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society represents more than 2,500 eye doctors practising in the state. All members of society will be conducting free screening for diabetic eye diseases in every district of the state throughout the month.

BGFI’s November session on Dressing and Grooming for Success in Delhi

 Greetings from Blind Graduates Forum of India (BGFI)!
Like it is said, your first impression is your last impression, and that presenting yourself in the best way possible is one of the steps towards gaining success. Come join us as we discuss the minute details of dressing and grooming independently.
Dressing not just about fancy clothes or popular brands, it's also feeling confident and choosing accessories and clothing that are apt for a specific occasion and that reflects your true personality.

SPECIALIST OFFICERS, Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 12:48 -- geeta.nair

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Website: www.ibps.in

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit https://www.ibps.in/wp-content/uploads/CRP_SPL_IX_ADVT.pdf

Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) 06.11.2019- 26.11.2019
Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary December 2019

RECRUITMENT OF SPECIALIST OFFICERS IN PARTICIPATING ORGANISATIONS- (CRP SPL-IX)

National Job fair for Divyangjan on 2-3 December

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 14:53 -- geeta.nair

DivyaKaushal - National Job fair for Divyangjan on 2-3 December

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in association with Inclusive Divyangjan Entrepreneur Association (IDEA) is organising DivyaKaushal-  National Job Fair & Ability Expo exclusively for Person with Disability (PwD)/ Divyangjan.
Date       : 2nd and 3rd December 2019
Venue    : Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Science, Sector 2 Dwarka, Delhi
Qualification  : 10th, 12th, ITI, NSQF Certifications, Diploma/Degree

Cochin University of Science and Technology

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 14:43 -- geeta.nair

Cochin University of Science and Technology
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Website: www.cusat.ac.in

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit: http://faculty.cusat.ac.in/new/notifications/378_notification.pdf

Apply Online on or before 2nd December 2019
Applications in the prescribed format are invited from qualified candidates for appointment to the following posts of Associate Professor.

Info Tech classes

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 11:47 -- geeta.nair

After successful completion of the first batch of 6-month courses by Infotech for the blind, we are glad to announce our second batch of various courses for visually impaired persons. If you want to improve yourself in different areas and want to enhance your knowledge through these courses from talented faculties, grab this opportunity by simply filling the admission form.
Here is the list of different courses:

 1. Basic computer training with screen readers

 2. Talkback settings training

3. Advanced computer programme training

Symphony in Leadership- Integration of Visual and Performing Arts in Education.

It was wonderful interacting with you and connecting on the theme. It was also very inspiring to hear about your involvement and passion at grass root level. As a Social Enterpreneur, Inspirational Speaker and a Communicator, i am sure you have inspired millions and made a difference to lives of many people. Well, i am one of the millions !

Braille board, handrails to help diff-abled in Kovai stn

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 11:16 -- geeta.nair

Coimbatore: The Coimbatore railway station has accquired Braille board indicators facility reported as ‘first of its kind’ in the Salem railway division.

Divisional Railway Manager U. Subba Rao, Salem Division told DC, Southern Railway had installed Braille board indicators facility for the visually-impaired passengers.
 

NFB: Striving to reach and serve the visually challenged

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:26 -- geeta.nair

Blindness combined with poverty limits their access to education, employment, health services, which finally leads to their socio-economic exclusion.

Bengaluru: India is home to world’s largest visually impaired population with over 50 lakh people, according to the 2011 census and 2,50,000 blind persons in Karnataka. Most of the visually impaired people belong to the underprivileged sections of society.  Blindness combined with poverty limits their access to education, employment, health services, which finally leads to their socio-economic exclusion.

Mattel releases first deck of Uno cards in Braille

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 15:05 -- shabnam.durani@...

GOODIN, Idaho — Middle schoolers at the Idaho School for the Deaf and the Blind are getting their hands on the first official braille Uno deck.

"Games don't usually have braille on them unless you put it on, so I think putting braille on things like card games and Legos and stuff — that's a really good thing to do," seventh-grader Kathryn Reese said.

Some of played the game before, but with this deck, they didn't have to hand-braille the cards themselves.

Android Workshop for Visually Impaired people

National Association for the Blind (NAB ) Helpline is Organizing Android Workshop for Visually Impaired people.
In this workshop we are going to enhance your Skills with android mobile app such a social media apps,like

- What's app, and Facebook

- Payment apps like Google pay, and Paytm

- Order on booking apps like Ola and Zomato

Apart from that you will get to know  how important smart phone is
for visually impaired.

Candidates will get lunch in NAB Campus.

Interested candidates can register on: 9212319672, 8826261166

Maharashtra Gramin Dak Sevak recruitment (Only for Low Vision candidates )

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 11:42 -- shabnam.durani@...

Maharashtra Postal Circle has released the official advertisement for the post of Branch Post Master, Assistant Branch Post Master and Gramin Dak Sevak for various post offices of Maharashtra.

Total no. Of vacancy - 31 (All over Maharashtra)

Essential-

Candidate should  have passed 10th Std. With Marathi, Hindi, English as main subject .

Basic knowledge of operating computer skills.

Candidate should be fluent in Marathi language.

Candidate should have  Cycling Knowledge-Cycling is a pre-requisite condition for all GDS posts

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