This will be over and above the monthly pension of Rs 1,500 being given to them. This financial assistance will be credited directly into their bank accounts.
Voice of Specially-abled People (VOSAP), a US-based NGO run by an Indian American has raised over 2 crore rupees for specially-abled children through a virtual exhibition.
Sportspersons like Avani Lekhara are a rare breed. The 20-year-old shooter created history at Tokyo 2020 when she won two Paralympic medals. A car accident made her a paraplegic at the age of 11.
The announcement by IIT-M comes in the wake of the International Day of Disabled Persons which falls on December 3 every year.
The Election Commission has chosen three polling booths in Himachal Pradesh to be manned by persons with disabilities (PWDs).
The launch event was also attended by Aman Nath, Chairman, Neemrana Hotels and Eric Falt, Director and UNESCO Representative.
The NGO, Narayan Seva Sansthan (NSS), runs a charitable hospital for differently-abled people and distributes artificial limbs, wheelchairs, crutches, hearing aids, sewing machines and callipers among them.
NPRD also appeals all disability rights organisations, activists to join this campaign and send sippers to Swamy.
NPRD general secretary Muralidharan said complaints have been lodged in nearly 30 police stations, some of them online, against Khushbu Sundar.
Outlook has learnt that the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MHFW) and Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment (MSJE) took a strong view of the AIIMS (Rishikesh) circular.
Abhay Prajapati, who was afflicted with polio at a young age, has not let disability hold him back and earns a living as an automobile mechanic
Saroj Seth, who had her right leg amputated three years ago, asked for help to get into the vehicle, after visiting the Shree Geeta Bhavan Temple on Clarendon Park Road in the East Midlands city.
Vishnu Patel also aspires to make customised three-wheeler vehicles for specially-abled people.
The board of trustees of the school honoured the 4-year-old golden retriever at a recognition ceremony Saturday, saying he demonstrated "extraordinary effort, steadfast commitment and diligent dedication to the well-being and student success."
December 3 is the International Day for Disabled Persons.
Despite a strong law in favour of disabled candidates, they have to run from pillar to post and move the courts for securing their rights and gaining entry into institutions of higher learning.
She said that she felt "greater pain" while visiting the Mahakal Temple
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.