Disabled and disheartened

2016.07.10

Progressive legislation and enabling administrative orders constitute the policy framework under which the government deals with the rights of persons with disabilities and seeks to provide them equal opportunities.

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Disabled doctor says denied right at Government Medical College and Hospital

2016.07.10

Chandigarh: A disabled orthopaedic surgeon has been shuttling from pillar to post of the UT administration's corridors for the past three months to get the post, he claims, he has right to. He is feeling shattered as the reserved post was denied, saying that his disability can put patients at risk.

 

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Mumbai Paper Clip: ‘3-15% school students suffer from specific learning disabilities’

2016.05.24

The study was conducted by the doctors of KEM Hospital to check whether anxiety is more common in school students with newly diagnosed SpLDs compared to their regular peers.

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Colour-coded Unique Disabled Identity cards for disabled soon

2016.05.24

NEW DELHI: Now the disabled will get a colour-coded unique identity card as a legal document and for easy linkage to the government's schemes and services. The social justice ministry is all set to launch the process for registration of disabled persons on a centralised e-platform to issue Unique Disabled Identity (UDID) cards.

 

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To make Chandigarh disabled-friendly, 50 buildings identified

2016.05.16

The accessibility audit of these 50 buildings will be conducted by Svayam National Centre for Inclusive Environments at the cost of Rs 11.2 lakh. (HT Photo)

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