Despite the guidelines issued by the DGCA and the Supreme Court orders in the Jeeja Ghosh case, air travel for passengers with special needs remains stressful.
It was hearing a matter related to its November 15, 2021 order in which it had said that to ensure the usability the footpaths, SDMC engineers shall traverse the entire colony's footpaths on a wheelchair unaided.
This will be over and above the monthly pension of Rs 1,500 being given to them. This financial assistance will be credited directly into their bank accounts.
Besides IPS, the top court also allowed admission to Indian Railways Protection Force Service (IRPFS) and the Delhi, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep Police Service (DANIPS).
The Centre's response came on a plea by an NGO Evara Foundation seeking door-to-door, priority Covid-19 vaccination for persons with disabilities.
Voice of Specially-abled People (VOSAP), a US-based NGO run by an Indian American has raised over 2 crore rupees for specially-abled children through a virtual exhibition.
The number of children and adolescents with disabilities globally is estimated at almost 240 million (1 in 10 worldwide), according to the WHO’s Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH).
Sportspersons like Avani Lekhara are a rare breed. The 20-year-old shooter created history at Tokyo 2020 when she won two Paralympic medals. A car accident made her a paraplegic at the age of 11.
The announcement by IIT-M comes in the wake of the International Day of Disabled Persons which falls on December 3 every year.
The Election Commission has chosen three polling booths in Himachal Pradesh to be manned by persons with disabilities (PWDs).
The launch event was also attended by Aman Nath, Chairman, Neemrana Hotels and Eric Falt, Director and UNESCO Representative.
The NGO, Narayan Seva Sansthan (NSS), runs a charitable hospital for differently-abled people and distributes artificial limbs, wheelchairs, crutches, hearing...
NPRD also appeals all disability rights organisations, activists to join this campaign and send sippers to Swamy.
NPRD general secretary Muralidharan said complaints have been lodged in nearly 30 police stations, some of them online, against Khushbu Sundar.
Outlook has learnt that the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MHFW) and Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment (MSJE) took a strong view of the...
Abhay Prajapati, who was afflicted with polio at a young age, has not let disability hold him back and earns a living as an automobile mechanic
Saroj Seth, who had her right leg amputated three years ago, asked for help to get into the vehicle, after visiting the Shree Geeta Bhavan Temple on Clarendon...
Vishnu Patel also aspires to make customised three-wheeler vehicles for specially-abled people.
The board of trustees of the school honoured the 4-year-old golden retriever at a recognition ceremony Saturday, saying he demonstrated "extraordinary effort,...
December 3 is the International Day for Disabled Persons.
Despite a strong law in favour of disabled candidates, they have to run from pillar to post and move the courts for securing their rights and gaining entry...
She said that she felt "greater pain" while visiting the Mahakal Temple
The 15-year-old who became the face of pellet wound survivors in Kashmir refuses to be bogged down by her handicap
In UP, superhero community is getting people to obey traffic signals; Why can't Hyderabad techies now drink in their company's T-shirts? Read all the juicy...
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