Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Current Affairs, GK & News

Nine District Disability rehabilitation centres upgraded across India

The upgraded district disability rehabilitation centres (DDRC) have speech, visual therapy and psychologists. Key facts The upgraded model DDRCs are situated in Badaun, Pilibhit, Bareilly, Balaghat, Golaghat, Ahmedabad, Amravati, Kullu and Rampur. They were virtually inaugurated by the Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment. In these model DDRCs, services like hearing aids testing lab, speech ..

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NAMASTE Scheme – Key Features

NAMASTE Scheme was launched jointly by “Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment” and Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs”. It is a Central Sector Scheme. The scheme seeks to provide safety and dignity to sanitation workers across urban India by erecting an enabling ecosystem to recognize sanitation workers a significant contributor in maintenance and operation ..

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SACRED Portal made functional

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment operationalised the “SACRED portal” on the occasion of International Day of Older Persons on October 1, 2021. Portal has been developed in order to provide a platform for senior citizens in India seeking employment opportunities. Highlights This portal has been developed by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. SACRED ..

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Elder Line 14567- Key Facts

Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has launched India’s First Pan-India helpline for Senior Citizens, called “Elder Line” having a Toll-Free No. 14567. This line will extend support to senior citizens in the challenges and problems they face. Highlights Elder Line will help senior citizens in providing free information and guidance on pension issues, legal ..

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MoSJE: ‘Samajik Adhikarita Shivir’ held in MP

On 31st July, 2021 a ‘Samajik Adhikarita Shivir’ for the distribution of assistive devices and aids to ‘Divyangjan’ will be distributed in Madhya Pradesh. Highlights Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) along with District Administration Chhindwara and ALIMCO will organize this ‘shivir’ under the ADIP Scheme of the Ministry of Social Justice and ..

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Senior Care Ageing Growth Engine (SAGE) Project

Social Justice and Empowerment Minister, Thaawar chand Gehlot, will launch Senior care Ageing Growth Engine or SAGE project on June 4, 2021. What is SAGE project? SAGE project will be launched to select, support and create “one-stop access” of elderly care products and services provided by credible start-ups. Project was formulated following the recommendations of ..

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