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TBI Blogs: How Technology Is Helping Visually Impaired People Take Exams Independently In the Digital India of today, there is a need to re-look at the modes of assessment for blind and visually impaired students. Do you remember playing ‘Chinese Whispers’ as kids? Whispering words and... Accessibility, General 30/Mar/2017
GOVT TO DO EVERYTHING TO MAKE CITIES ACCESSIBLE’ City does not mean only signboards. The State Government would not lag behind and do everything possible to make the city accessible, be it information, communication, transport and the digital... Accessibility, General 30/Mar/2017
Holiday with a difference Accessible options now bring scenic destinations to the differently-abled “Do you know that sign language — even in English — is different in many countries,” says Alim Chandani, associate vice... General 30/Mar/2017
Accessibility a basic right of PWDs BHUBANESWAR: In an age when information technology has become a way of life, a section of the society - the Persons with Disabilities - have been ignored to a large extent. Accessibility for the... General 30/Mar/2017
Experts demand more FYJC seats for students with disabilities in Maharashtra After the state government introduced 30% reservation for women in the first year of junior colleges (FYJC) from this academic year, educators and child development specialists have demanded an... General, Education and Employment 29/Mar/2017
Rajnath Singh visits visually-impaired BSF officer's home for lunch, lauds his service to the nation Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, on Saturday to visit the BSF Academy in Tekanpur district. He was there to attend the passing out parade of the BSF assistant... General 29/Mar/2017
Seva Bharati to take care of endosulfan victims Seva Bharati, a non-government organisation working for special children and visually impaired in the city, will start running the two day care centres for endosulfan victims from April 1. The NGO... General 28/Mar/2017
Access hurdles of PWDs in Smart Cities decried: Javed Abidi BHUBANESWAR: The Centre is not serious about accessibility hurdles which have been a long standing concern for persons with disabilities (PWDs) in India. While there has been much hype on... General, Policy News 28/Mar/2017
Odisha likely to conduct fresh disability census BHUBANESWAR: With the Centre contemplating to broaden the criteria for persons with disabilities (PWDs), Odisha Government is likely to start a fresh enumeration of PWDs within a few months. The... General, Policy News 27/Mar/2017
India to redefine blindness to meet WHO stipulation India to redefine blindness to meet WHO stipulation A person unable to count fingers from a distance of 6m is categorised as “blind” in India, against the WHO’s stipulation of 3m. The government is... General 27/Mar/2017

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