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Prominent Educationist Mala Arora bags FICCI (YFLO) Women Achiever Award for Inclusive Education.

Prominent Educationist Mala Arora bags this years FICCI (YFLO) Women Achievers Award for outstanding performance in education. This award was conferred to Mala Arora for her extraordinary contribution to Inclusive Education. "I am so happy that I won this award within the education category and not under any separate category like social, CSR...

The empowerment of women and girls with disabilities: Towards full and effective participation and gender equality

It is estimated that more than one billion people in the world experience some form of disability. The average prevalence rate in the female population 18 years and older is 19.2 per cent, compared to 12 per cent for males, representing about 1 in 5 women. Women and girls with disabilities face systemic marginalization and...

J&K Govt gets registered on National Trust Portal under National Trust for the 1st time.

Jammu, July 26: In a Historical step for empowering Divayangs, the Jammu and Kashmir Government got registered on the National Trust Portal under the National Trust Act. J&K Govt has launched various schemes for specially-abled persons and also constituted Local Level Committee in every district to promote awareness, convergence and mainstreaming activities for specially-abled persons. Source: https://www.takeonedigitalnetwork.com/

Government Launches first of its kind Six- Month CBID Program on Rehabilitation of Divyangjan

Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment Dr Thaawarchand Gehlot virtually launched a 6- month Community Based Inclusive Development (CBID) Program on rehabilitation of Divyangjan on 19 May 2021, in the presence of Union Minister of State, Social Justice & Empowerment, Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar ; Australian High Commissioner to India, Mr. Barry O’Farrell;  High...

Mandatory online certification of disability through UDID portal from June 1

The Centre has made it mandatory for all States and UTs to issue the certificate of disability through online mode from 1st June 2021. The certificate will be issued only using Unique Disability ID portal. The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities has issued a Gazette notification in this regard. The Department of...

NIEPVD initiated Online Learning Platform for Orientation of regular classroom teachers on Inclusion of Students with Disabilities

NIEPVD, Dehradun and SSA Assam jointly have initiated Online Learning Platform (nivh.org.in/assam/) for Orientation of regular classroom teachers of Assam on Inclusion of Students with Disabilities. The platform will allow self-learning on disability issues at your own pace. A joint certificate will be issued to successful participants. As per web portal of NIEPVD, Assam...

Odisha Man behind the UN World Food Programme’s Nobel Prize win in 2020

It is a proud moment for all Odisha residents -a Rourkela Boy - as the Nobel Peace Prize 2020 has been awarded to the World Food Programme where an Odisha resident plays a prominent role as its Advisory Council Member and Artificial Intelligence technology leader. He is Pranav Khaitan, 2009 BTech in Computer Science...

National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill 2020, passed by Rajya Sabha.

Rajya Sabha on 16 March passed a Bill which seeks to provide for regulation and maintenance of standards of education and services by allied and healthcare professionals, "The National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2020" . Replying to a debate on the Bill, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said that the legislation...

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