Make tourist destinations in Tamil Nadu accessible: Madras HC

A Bench of justices R Mahadevan and J Sathya Narayana Prasad observed that accessible tourism is vital for equal participation for PwDs in recreation and cultural life.

published on : 26th November 2022

‘Steps on to ensure 4 per cent quota for disabled in private sector’, says CM Stalin

He was speaking at a meeting of the state advisory board on disabilities at the secretariat. Stalin said his government was committed to providing government benefits to all.

published on : 25th November 2022

Education ministry to review delay in IIT projects

The officers familiar to the project will also remain present. The directors of IITs will join the meetings.

published on : 21st November 2022

Puducherry PWD secretary appears before Madras High Court

The Puducherry Public Works Department (PWD) secretary appeared before the Madras High Court on Thursday in connection with alleged illegal appointments in government departments.

published on : 11th November 2022

Puducherry PWD secy summoned by Madras High Court over illegal appointments

The Madras High Court has summoned the Public Works Department (PWD) secretary of the Puducherry Union Territory over alleged illegal appointments made in the department.

published on : 10th November 2022

TN PWD Minister EV Velu inspects road, civic works at Saidapet

PWD Minister EV Velu on Wednesday inspected the government employees’ quarters, parking area, and stormwater drain on Thadandar Street in Saidapet in the city.

published on : 10th November 2022

Explore how people with disabilities can be appointed in civil services: SC to Centre

The apex court had on March 25 permitted people with disabilities to apply for the Indian Police Service (IPS), DANIPS and the Indian Railway Protection Force Service (IRPFS) provisionally.

published on : 2nd November 2022

Delhi govt to install 150 kerbside EV chargers

As many as 150 kerbside electric vehicle (EV) chargers will be installed on city roads on pilot basis and they will be scaled up to 5,000 in the next three years spanning across the city.

published on : 14th October 2022

Sabarimala road work will be completed in time-bound manner: Kerala PWD Minister Riyas

The minister said he had instructed the officials concerned to complete the repair and construction of roads before October 15. 

published on : 26th September 2022

Persons with disabilities don’t need pity but treatment as equals: Chandrachud

Governmental or private entities must ensure that laws and policies are being complied with.

published on : 25th September 2022

11 upcoming hospitals in Delhi to boost health infra: Deputy CM Sisodia

Eleven new hospitals are being constructed in Delhi which will increase the number of hospital beds in Delhi government-run hospitals by 10,000. 

published on : 20th September 2022

Differently-abled hardly had access to medical, rehabilitation services, got mental scars during Covid: Study

The study found that 60 percent of People with Disability (PwD) found it difficult to access emergency medical services during the lockdown, and 4.6 per cent post lockdown.

published on : 17th September 2022

Odisha state proposes interface with private sector for PwDs’ welfare

The State government has proposed to enhance interface with the private sector in order to provide employment to persons with disabilities (PwDs).

published on : 16th September 2022

New body will handle Bengaluru traffic

Masterplan will be formulated; Railways, Metro, NHAI, BBMP, BDA, BMRDA, PWD to be stakeholders  

published on : 9th September 2022

Madras High Court flags waterbody encroachment, says nature will hit back if offended

The petitions were dismissed on the grounds, including the petitioners failure to prove their rights on the said land through documentary evidences.

published on : 4th September 2022

Kerala: PWD to book engineers, contractor if road gets damaged in six months

Move in wake of vigilance report before HC, officials to face probe if issue arises after a year

published on : 4th September 2022

PWD’s quick-response app to report potholes, damaged roads loses way

No iOS version yet; one can’t report problems on NH stretches and roads of local bodies

published on : 1st September 2022

Recent rains, shoddy work leave roads near Porur unmotorable

While the corporation is taking up stormwater drain works, the PWD has taken up the work on Mugalivakkam Main Road.

published on : 29th August 2022

Chennai's disabled vendors to get priority in space allocation

Activists request urban local bodies to pass the message to all stakeholders

published on : 29th August 2022

 Include us in AAP: Periyanaickenpalayam farmers urge State govt

G Vijaya Ganapathi, a farmer from Naickenpalayam, said, “Currently, the depth for borewell in the area is more than 1,000 feet due to it being a rain shadow area.

published on : 29th August 2022
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