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Jun 29, 2017
7th Pay Commission: Allowances bonanza for govt staff from 1 July explained in 20 pointsFor JCOs and Other Ranks, the hardship allowance for Siachen will be Rs 30,000 compared to the 7th Pay Commission's recommendation of Rs 21,000. The JCOs and ORs were getting Rs 14,000 per month as hardship allowance for Siachen at present
Jun 21, 2017
Acid attack survivors may get reservation in govt jobs, promotionsPeople with autism, mental illnesses and intellectual disability as well as victims of acid attacks may get quotas in jobs and promotions in the Central government.
Jun 12, 2017
Senior citizens put themselves back in job market, employers should focus on this growing social needSenior citizens are increasingly looking at work options post-retirement to keep themselves financially independent and productive. Are employers listening to this growing social need?
Jun 11, 2017
Robotic tool to reduce the consequences of a strokeThe new robotic tool may help in assessing muscle overactivity and movement dysfunction in survivors of stroke.
May 31, 2017
Microsoft holds "Accessibility Summit" in India to boost tech access for disabled peopleThese included innovations from non-profit organisations, assistive technologies developed by Microsoft partners as well as Microsoft solutions.
May 02, 2017
India's Disability Act gets delayed by over a month due to 'procedural lapse'The process for implementation of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act has been delayed by over a month after the Social Justice Ministry, "in a procedural lapse", tried to notify the rules before the Act came into force.
Apr 25, 2017
SC tells states and UTs to 'scrupulously' follow law for disabled, seeks compliance reportsThe Supreme Court on Monday asked all states to scrupulously follow the 2016 law on the rights of persons with disabilities and submit a compl
Apr 25, 2017
India swaps 40-yr-old definition of blindness for WHO criteria: Move may allow blanket discrimination against visually impairedLast week, as per a notification issued by the Union Health Ministry, India embraced the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) definition of blindness, and changed its four-decade old criteria of what blindness should be. In the process, India would drastically bring down the number of people who will be considered ‘blind’ in the country.
Apr 06, 2017
Overcoming disability: How children with special needs found their place in Mumbai’s classroomsThe number of Indian children with special needs who are out of school is 594,000 (28.2 percent), compared to 6 million children or 2.9 percent of all children who are out of school.
Apr 05, 2017
No country for the disabled: Why almost half of Indians with special needs are illiterateAs things stand, 45% of India’s disabled population is illiterate, according to Census 2011, compared to 26% of all Indians.