International day of people with disabilities

International day of people with disabilities

Marina beach pathway for the disabled inaugurated

On Sunday evening, K N Nehru, the minister responsible for municipal administration, will officially open the facility alongside other politicians.

From now on, disabled persons are welcome to visit Marina whenever they choose. The 263-meter-long ramp begins at Vivekananda House and extends all the way to the water’s edge. Just ten metres away, the crippled can see the water. Additionally, the firm has constructed wooden fencing and placed gaps every ten metres to allow beachgoers to cross the ramp.

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Government neglect affects children with special needs.

The Uttar Pradesh government was questioned by the Supreme Court the other day on its callousness in selecting instructors for pupils with special needs. In addition, it urged it to show “Ultra-Sensitivity” in the situation rather than lose sleep over it. The issue arose because the administration has been dragging its feet on hiring 12,000 instructors to teach the pupils. Governments at the Center and in the States need to start thinking about how important it is to hire special educators for all grades in schools and colleges.

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Woman beating a special needs youngster in Bahrain was caught on camera

The decision was made as a result of a public outrage following the release of a video showing a nursery worker striking a youngster across the face, according to BNA. Another employee captured the footage, which quickly gained popularity on social media.

For people with disabilities, an adventure camp is hosted

The United Nations Organization has declared December 3, 2022, to be International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). A start in the right direction toward putting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development into practise is its Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities from 2006.

Additionally, Special Schools and Centers working with Persons with Disabilities hold seminars, talk shows, and cultural events at various locations around India.

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The Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan is an example of how the Modi government attends to the unique needs of special people.

A brilliant campaign against the disabilities that Divyangjans experience has been started by the BJP!

The ‘New India’ Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan is a true example of how the Modi government attends to the Special Needs of the Special People!

India Inc. is making efforts to increase the number of disabled job candidates.

To help PwDs integrate into the workforce, companies like Wells Fargo, Hinduja Global Solutions, and Flipkart provide services including accommodations, assistive devices, and monthly evaluation sessions. (Pixabay credit for image)
In an effort to become more inclusive, businesses in India are hiring more people with disabilities (PwD) and going above and beyond simply providing the necessary physical infrastructure to meet their needs.

To help PwDs integrate into the workforce, companies like Wells Fargo, Hinduja Global Solutions, and Flipkart provide services including accommodations, assistive devices, and monthly evaluation sessions. According to Quess General Staffing, the increase in PwD hiring increased to 4% in the second quarter of FY23 from 1% in the fourth quarter of FY22.

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Disability Inclusion in India: From Thought to Reality | The Quint | Partner | Coming Soon

Partner | What difficulties do people with disabilities encounter? What kind of support are they requesting from their organisations that is reasonable? And how can businesses use technology to create better ecosystems that benefit our peers? Tomorrow, December 2, at 5 p.m., join our online roundtable as we examine #DisabilityInclusion in India.

Differently Abled Children are different than your kids. Different than the families they are born in. Disabled because some of them can’t hear or talk, others can’t walk or participate physically, and still others can’t see or sense. But they are not disabled; rather, they are differently abled! There are more than 41 lakh children with vision problems and 47 lakh children with hearing problems across all age groups.Around 30 % of these disabled children live in Urban India and yes the figures are rising.

Despite GMCH approval, Tanda College “refuses” to give a crippled girl an MBBS seat.

Nikita Choudhary, 18, who is confined to a wheelchair, has a 78% disability according to the medical report from the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32, Chandigarh, which is a NEET-approved facility. She is qualified to pursue an MBBS.

A person with a disability of more than 80% is ineligible to enroll. “The GMCH-32 is one of the 15 hospitals in the nation with NEET empanelled status. After passing the NEET exam earlier this year, I went to the GMCH-32 to have my impairment officially verified in accordance with the rules.

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Swimmer wins national honour for tackling accessibility

The diploma he received from a doctor in Mumbai nine years ago had punched former karate champion Mohammed Shams Aalam Sheikh in the belly, in contrast to the one he received from the president in Delhi two days prior.
“How is it possible to have a total disability? Doesn’t that imply that he is powerless? “Asks the 35-year-old world champion in paraswimming as he mentally rewinds to 2010, when an unsuccessful attempt to remove a benign spinal tumour ended his hopes of representing India at the Asian Games in China by rendering his body immobile from a few inches above his black belt.

Plans by Paranjape to create specialised housing for children with special needs

Pune, Dec. 1 (UNI) One of Maharashtra’s top real estate developers, Paranjape Schemes, recognised for its innovative and very successful work in senior housing, is introducing yet another ground-breaking idea, this time with a focus on the need of unique children and their parents. Shashank Paranjape, managing director of Paranjape Schemes, revealed “Swaniketan,” a pioneering project in India, at a press conference on Thursday.
Children who have intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, autism, or Down syndrome, in particular, confront several challenges in their daily lives. The parents desire for their children to become a part of mainstream society.

In describing the project, Shashank Paranjape said, “We are executing this modern project, which will feature 2 and 3 BHK flats, with a goal to having a gated community for exceptional children and their parents in western Pune.
“Only parents of exceptional children are eligible for the 240 apartments in the two-phased project. Special children will have access to all required amenities, including medical facilities. An early intervention center, a 24-hour respite center, a vocational center, and a hostel for special-needs kids will all be located within the project. All of these facilities will have experts and caregivers on staff, explained Shashank Paranjape.

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Madras HC orders the government to make tourist destinations accessible.

The Tamil Nadu government has just been instructed by the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court to create a programme in cooperation with professional groups, including people with disabilities, to make tourist attractions in the state accessible for the disabled.

According to the justices R Mahadevan and J Sathya Narayana Prasad’s panel, accessible travel is essential for the full inclusion of people with disabilities in leisure and cultural activities.

Organization of a session on autistic spectrum disease by Tata Power CDT and Indian Hotels

New Delhi: The Indian Hotels Co. Ltd. (IHCL) and Tata Power Community Development Trust (Tata Power CDT) collaborated to host the inaugural National Workshop on Neurodiversity in Mumbai, with an emphasis on Autism Spectrum. Over ten million people with Autism Spectrum Disorder reside in India, according to estimates by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ASD).

By combining the power of technology, people, business, and governmental programme networks, the event aims to build a collective platform for important actors to optimise current efforts, cross-pollinate, and allow necessary support ecosystems for early diagnosis, acceptance, and care. In order to plan and carry out physical interventions and support programmes in Tier 2, Tier 3, and rural India, the workshop brought together practitioners and domain experts from the field of neurodiversity as well as representatives from the Tata Group, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, and United Nations.

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Does using a wheelchair put a stop to your life?

Watch the motivational tales of Drs. Anjlee Agarwal and Rajalakshmi SJ, who overcame obstacles to achieve the best in life, with @MamtaDdnews on Saturday, December 3 at 9.30 p.m. @DDNewslive

HC Requests Report From Delhi Government Regarding Making Foot Overbridges Accessible

The petition, filed through attorney R K Mehta, asks the authorities to ensure the ease and full accessibility of lifts, foot overbridges, and other public amenities for the elderly and people with disabilities, as well as compliance with the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, which safeguards the Constitution’s fundamental rights to equality, the freedom to move about freely, and a life with dignity.
On Tuesday, the Delhi High Court asked the city government for an update on its plans to make foot overbridges accessible to people with disabilities. According to a status report submitted by the Delhi government, only 36 of the 110 foot overbridges have mechanised assistance for the disabled, such as lifts or escalators.

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