Multiple Sclerosis Society asks for representation (The Hindu, May 31 2017, Page2)


Multiple Sclerosis Society asks for representation

The Hindu
May 31 2017

To mark the World Multiple Sclerosis Day, which falls on May 31, the Multiple Sclerosis Society of India (MSSI), Chennai, has urged the State government to include representatives from the Society in the Tamil Nadu Welfare Board for Persons with…read more…

Workshop on disability at JNU (DNA (Delhi), Jun 15 2017, Page03)


Workshop on disability at JNU

DNA (Delhi)
Jun 15 2017

A national workshop on disability focusing on its philosophical aspects was organised at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) here on Wednesday. At the event, Professor TK Oommen sought to provide an analysis of ability and disability and underlined the…read more…

SONEPAT MAN BAGS SILVER IN INT’L PARAPLEGIC EVENT (Hindustan Times (Patiala), Jul 18 2017, Page01)


SONEPAT MAN BAGS SILVER IN INT’L PARAPLEGIC EVENT

Hindustan Times (Patiala)
Jul 18 2017

: Amit Saroha clinched silver medal in the club throw event in the F-51 category — below waist paraplegic category — in the ongoing World Championship in London on Monday. Saroha, who hails from Sonepat, came up with his best ever performance.read more…

What needs to be done, according to the high court order (The Times of India (Mumbai edition), Apr 30 2017, Page4)


What needs to be done, according to the high court order

The Times of India (Mumbai edition)
Apr 30 2017

HC registry will now ask the committee that handles affairs of the court building to consider steps to make all courtrooms wheelchair-friendly Justice Gautam Patel Heritage committee’s permission will be sought for changes to be made inside courtrooms…read more…

Govt’s Digital India’ push fails to help disabled (The Asian Age, Apr 30 2017, Page3)


Govt’s â€�Digital India’ push fails to help disabled
TEENA THACKER
The Asian Age
Apr 30 2017

Even as Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi’s pitch for “digital India” grows louder, top government websites lack accessibility for persons with disabilities. The government had in 2009 formulated a national policy for electronic accessibility; however,…read more…

Govt tweaks disability rules, to benefit acid-attack victims (The Free Press Journal, May 31 2017, Page7)


Govt tweaks disability rules, to benefit acid-attack victims

The Free Press Journal
May 31 2017

The Centre has decided to bringing in changes to the Right of Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995, to extend the disability benefits to acid attack victims and victims of 13 other physical and mental conditions. Amendments proposed by the Social…read more…

National Trust organises Inclusive Run for PwIDDs (Hindustan Times (Gurgaon), Jul 18 2017, Page20)


National Trust organises Inclusive Run for PwIDDs

Hindustan Times (Gurgaon)
Jul 18 2017

The National Trust and its partners organised Inclusive Run, a part of an Initiative called â€�Inclusive India’, which has been ideated to achieve inclusion of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (PwIDDs) in all key aspects of social…read more…

Microsoft hosts Accessibility Summit for people with disabilities (The Free Press Journal, May 31 2017, Page19)


Microsoft hosts Accessibility Summit for people with disabilities

The Free Press Journal
May 31 2017

HYDERABAD: Microsoft India on Tuesday hosted its firstever 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…read more…