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India hosts “Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities 2018” in collaboration with South Korea

In New Delhi, the Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities 2018 is organised by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment during 9-11 November, 2018. India is hosting the event in collaboration with Government of Korea and Rehabilitation International (RI), and their associated partner LG ..

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2017 International Day of Persons with Disabilities

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is observed every year on December 3 to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life. The annual observance ..

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Govt to fine-tune Persons with Disability Act 1995

Govt will introduce a fresh law to substitute the current Persons with Disability Act 1995 Objective: To synchronize the rights and facilities entitled to persons with disabilities at par with international standards. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is working on a draft legislation for empowerment of persons with disabilities in line with the United ..

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Tax concessions to private employers of persons with disabilities: NAC

National Advisory Council, NAC has suggested providing tax benefits to private employers of persons with disabilities. Some of the key recommendations by the NAC are: Incorporating measures like extending subsidies and financial benefits for initiating small-scale income generation activities by household of persons with disabilities while drafting Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill (RPDB) Law ..

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