National IT contest for youth with disabilities

This year the Global IT Challenge (GITC) for Youth with Disabilities will be held during 21st – 25th November, 2016 in Yagzhou, Jiangsu, China.

Published: 24th May 2016 03:50 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th May 2016 03:50 AM   |  A+A-


CHENNAI: This year the Global IT Challenge (GITC) for Youth with Disabilities will be held during 21st – 25th November, 2016 in Yagzhou, Jiangsu, China. The event is meant for four categories of disabilities – visual impairment, hearing impairment, physical impairment (locomotor) and intellectual/development disorder for people within 13-19 years. One youth with disability from each of the above categories will be nominated to participate in the GITC 2016 in China. The expenditure towards air ticket and accommodation will be borne by the organizer.

To be eligible, you must be within the age group of 13-19 years, must be able to work with Internet Explorer web browser, MS Office and Scratch Programmes, and have good communication skills in English. College students with disabilities are not allowed to participate even if they’re within the age group.

On receiving applications, a National IT competition will be held to select the suitable nominee. The venue and date of the competition will be intimated to eligible applicants separately. For participating in the competition, applicants will have to bear the expenditure for travel. Accommodations, along with one escort, will be arranged.

You can send your application in prescribed format to The Director, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Room No 518, Paryavaran Bhawan, CGO Complex, New Delhi, or email to latest by 30th may 2016.

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