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Saturday, Aug 24, 2019
news about Disabilities act
Aug 16, 2019 23:44
Under the Rights for Persons with Disabilities Act, workplaces are required to register their EOPs with the concerned commissioner for persons with disabilities and notify them after approval. read more
Aug 16, 2019 23:44
While the Supreme Court had, in 2018, said that the L-G was bound by the aid and advice of the elected government in most matters, the L-G still has control over public order, land and police. read more
Jun 14, 2019 08:34
Last month, the Delhi government had, designated 27 government hospitals across 11 districts to issue disability certificates under the new central Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, for 21 conditions. These are the hospitals from where the... read more
Jun 13, 2019 11:12
Last month, the Delhi government had designated 27 government hospitals across 11 districts to issue disability certificates under the new central Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016. read more
Jun 06, 2019 04:43
The policy, which is meant to ensure that workplaces are accessible in every way, is mandatory under the Rights for Persons with Disabilities Act. read more
May 14, 2019 04:51
The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, now includes conditions like dwarfism, multiple sclerosis, and acid attack. read more
Apr 14, 2019 04:37
Persons with disabilities have been fighting for long for their right to vote on a par with other citizens. read more
Feb 13, 2019 18:09
As many as 207 candidates applied for 1,322 seats reserved for disabled children in entry-level classes in private schools in but only 53 got admission for the 2018-19 session, the Directorate of Education (DoE) said in an affidavit filed in the Delhi... read more
Jan 26, 2019 08:04
Surendra Mohan, a visually impaired lawyer, was told that he was ineligible for the advertised post. Upon challenging this at the Madras High Court, he was permitted to sit the interview. But the court later ruled that he was ineligible to be a judge,... read more
Jan 08, 2019 20:16
Starting this year, students with special needs appearing for Class 10 and 12 board exams in the state will get answer sheets with ‘divyang stickers’. read more
Oct 23, 2018 13:19
Contractors hired to remove the barriers in the urban built environment must not be paid till civil society representatives sign off on the projects read more
Sep 15, 2018 04:37
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Friday informed the Delhi high court that reservation under the disability category for the post of nurse was meant for persons with one leg, and sought dismissal of a plea by an acid attack survivor... read more
Jul 25, 2018 14:42
The top court had on December 15, 2017 passed 11 directions which include making public institutions, transport and educational institutions disabled-friendly. read more
Apr 17, 2018 14:31
The circular includes 21 disabilities like partial loss of hearing, muscular dystrophy, thalassemia, dyslexia, cerebral palsy and Parkinson’s disease among others and is no more limited to physical disabilities. read more