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International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD)

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is being promoted by the United Nations and is observed annually on 3rd December, since 1992. The Day is observed to promote understanding of disability issues, for the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of social, economic, cultural and political life.   The theme for ..

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment institutes Vayoshreshtha Samman-2019

As part of the celebration of the 2019 International Day of Older Persons, President Ram Nath Kovind has conferred the Vayoshreshtha Samman-2019 on the eminent senior citizens and institutions in recognition of their services towards the cause of the elderly persons. The Vayoshreshtha Samman is a Scheme of awards instituted by the Union Ministry of ..

Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill has been approved by the Union cabinet to be introduced in the ongoing session of Parliament. Why this bill? The Bill will provide a mechanism for the social, economic and educational empowerment of the transgender community. The proposed bill will benefit a significant number of transgender by mitigating ..

National Youth Empowerment Scheme is under discussion currently in Union government

The planned National Youth Empowerment Scheme will provide military training to 10 lakh young men and women every year to instil nationalism, discipline and self-esteem.

Indian Sign Language Dictionary

“First Indian Sign Language Dictionary of 3000 words” was launched by Union Ministry for Social Justice and Empowerment. The dictionary has been developed by Indian Sign Language Research & Training Centre (ISLR&TC) under Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), M/o Social Justice & Empowerment. The dictionary aims to bring uniformity in sign languages used ..

Union Government to launch “Saksham” to Educate Adolescent Boys

The Ministry of Women and Child Development will start a scheme called Saksham for the empowerment of adolescent boys by imparting education on gender sensitivity and moral behavior. The aim of Saksham is to target young boys in the age group 10-18 years for their holistic development by giving lessons in gender sensitivity and instilling ..