The State Commissionerate for Persons with Disabilities has sought a list and other details on beneficiaries who may avail free accessible scooters that will be provided by the government.
Calendar to celebrate differently-abled, raise funds for organisations working for their empowerment
About choosing this theme, Dahiya says, 'Purva and I had planned a lot of things but nothing happened. But gradually we zeroed in on the theme of disability and started contacting people...'
The lockdown posed major challenges for the differently-abled in accessing medicines due to travel restrictions in their region.
Coimbatore-based disability rights crusader Jayaprabha C talks toVaishali Vijaykumar about her dream of making the world an inclusive place for all
Despite the government allowing to work with 100 per cent staff, the situation has not improved, they rue.
In July, JNU had told the court that it has never violated the mandate of five per cent reservation for disabled students and was committed to providing it in all courses.
Deborah Laufer contended they discriminated against her by failing to ensure that she could enjoy the same experience as those without disabilities.
In response, the State Commissionerate for Differently Abled, on September 14, stated that such photographs will not be taken henceforth.
The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment said the helpline will operate through 25 institutions in 13 languages.
Economic progress cannot and should not come at the cost of individual rights. Penal provisions are the teeth required to ensure the rights provided by the Act are available to all differently abled.
The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, on Wednesday, put out the proposal for amendment on www.disabilityaffairs.gov.in and has sought public feedback by July 10.
Persons with Disabilities (PwD) across the State rue that the financial aid announced by the State government in mid June was yet to reach most of them.
The union govt has sought suggestions on the proposed amendments and stakeholders say the proposal will mellow the disability rights Act and will withdraw protection for the community.
The state government has clarified that other benefits meant for Persons with Disabilities is to be given as long as their disability is not less than 40 per cent.