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In free time, cop helps disabled to get govt benefits

At a time when differently abled people find it difficult to avail themselves of the welfare schemes of the government owing to their physical condition, here is a man who uses his free time helping such people. Basheer Chokkabettu has helped over 50 such ... Deccan Herald, 1 month ago

1 images for "empowerment of people with disabilities", 6 months ago

Assistive appliances to be distributed among 18,430 Divyangs

Assistive appliances and other aid would be distributed among a record 18,430 Divyangs (people with disabilities) in the presence of prime minister Narendra Modi at an event in Rajkot on June 29. The central government said in a release that in terms of ...
 DNA1 month ago

SSEPD urges Odisha govt to implement provisions of RPwD Act

The Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SSEPD) department today urged the Odisha government to implement provisions under Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPwD) Act, 2016 for welfare of above 12.5 lakh people in the state.
 DNA2 months ago

Disabled persons data of 2011 may be underestimated: official

Navreet Kang, secretary, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, said as per the 2011 census, 2.68 crore people are there with disabilities, but the certificates issued by various states are more than that number.
 DNA2 months ago Persons with disabilities pour out woes at grievance meeting  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Call for building ramps for the disabled at all places

R Indresh, a wheelchair-bound champion of the disabled, has called for building ramps everywhere and making most buildings disabled friendly in the next five years. Speaking at a seminar on 'Empowering and Enabling Differently Abled People', he said people ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Provide ramp at aircraft door for disabled: Gehlot to Raju

Union minister Thaawarchand Gehlot has requested the civil aviation ministry to provide ramp facility at the door of aircraft for the convenience of differently-abled passengers. In a letter to Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Gehlot said that ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Microsoft hosts Accessibility Summit in Hyderabad

Microsoft India today hosted its first-ever Accessibility Summit here aiming to enhance technology access for people with disabilities. The summit aimed at demonstrating the business value of accessible technology for organisations, the need for a ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Freedom Files: Aundh had constitutional democracy before India

Aundh was reorganised from the ground up, with local administration put in the hands of village panchayats with five elected representatives, voted through new voting rights given to all adults Aundh was one of the first princely states to put down the ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago

Rs 201 per day? Rs 277? How much welfare do Indians need?

Universal basic income or social security? Economist Nitin Desai feels we need a blueprint for universal health care and pensions to help the vulnerable section. IMAGE: All Indians need access to Universal Basic Income, if need be, feels Nitin Desai. He says one of the reasons is because traditional Indian support systems are often quite demeaning, particularly for the elderly. And maybe so too for this old woman in Kolkata. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri /Reuters. Recently a seminar ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

PM Modi flags off Kochi Metro, says coaches reflect 'Make in India' vision

[India], June 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the first phase of the Kochi Metro project. The first phase of the project is 13.2 kilometers in length. The total stretch is 25 kilometers. Addressing the crowd in Kochi, Prime ...
 Sify2 months ago PM Modi inaugurates Kochi Metro, takes train ride with Kerala CM Vijayan, Metro Man Sreedharan  Sify2 months ago
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