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  • 45 year old Naresh Danwar from Saraswati Vihar, New Delhi lost his vision from an accident when he was 17 years old. But Naresh seems to be still finding his life even after passing his prime and nearing late adulthood. Many reasons can be attributed to his present situation where he remains unmarried, unstably employed and ignorant.
    Naresh was born into a well-to-do family where his...

  • With the living example of a father who gave up and confined to the house with his partial blindness, Sumit Kumar’s parents were apprehensive of him doing the same. This thought always hurt his mother and brother who took the responsibility of the family on their shoulders after his father gave up his private job. Both mother and brother work in the public sector and earn for the family. Sumit...

  • Employment for visually impaired (VI) is still a challenge even after the government taking adequate steps to identify jobs for persons with disabilities (PwDs), exhort private sector to employ PwDs, and after bringing equality in appointments and promotions. On one hand, VIs experience information asymmetry of various government provisions for them and on the other, outright rejection by...

  • Everyone faces bouts of high confidence and low confidence in their lives linked to many different circumstances they face. But the challenge is to surmount both the highs and lows because it is harmful either ways, if in overdose. It is important to have a clear mind and strong mental health to navigate through these phases of life. And this is regarded globally significant for a healthy...

  • Poverty and rising population is a national issue. Large families stricken with severe poverty is an issue in India since Independence. This has threatened ability of the nation itself to meet the social, economic and political demands of the people. Though the demographic trend is changing for good, there is still a lot more to come in control to prevent population explosion. The demographic...

  • Information dissemination is a key area our country has to focus on. Many of the policies and decisions designed by the government are unknown to the public as well as the several institutions serving them. Information asymmetry can be considered a major reason in India for the improper management of domain issues. This asymmetry affects people in many ways, from not knowing how to avail their...

  • Every educated individual dreams for a well-paid job which is related to their education and training. But in the Indian scenario, our education and jobs are two such entities where education guarantees no specific employment. Indian bureaucracy that houses the mandarins of policy-making is itself the biggest example for it. There you find for example, a literature graduate manning the energy...

  • Santosh Vakole’s life is a testimony for those millions of people who are marginalized to invisibility in India and the difficulty to get out of that rut. Disability, poverty, lack of access to education, unemployment, and many such circumstances are detriments to the social and economic progress of our country. When politics and its promises fail to deliver to these people, they become...

  • Family is not always a fixed idea of father, mother, husband or wife for everyone but also friends, colleagues, or even strangers met with at a common place for some. The role family play is significant in shaping the lives of all individuals. But how much their role gets visibility and how much of it gets acknowledged? Ignoring credit or criticism, people care, share and love to stay together...

  • To find a new job in a new profession for a middle-aged person is always difficult. And when it is a 41-year-old, 80% visually impaired man it gets even harder. Prathap from Thiruvananthapuram contacted Eyeway in...

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