Persons with Disabilities
On April 2 every year, the world observes World Autism Day. This day is dedicated to spreading awareness about autism, a neurological condition that manifests during early childhood. The aim of observing this day is to support those who are ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
The Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy is a think tank that does legal research. The organization recently released a report on the popularity of software applications in India. The title of the report is “Making the Digital Ecosystem Disabled Friendly”. ..
The state government of Maharashtra recently approved the formation of a separate government department for the divyang (differently abled). The announcement of this development came on the occasion of the International Day of Disabled Persons. This comes after 20 years ..
Category: States Current Affairs
The Global report on health equity for persons with disabilities was released on December 2 by the World Health Organization (WHO). It was released ahead of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3). What are the key findings ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant recently unveiled the logo for the Goa Purple Fest, which is set to be held in January 2023. What is Goa Purple Fest? “Purple Fest: Celebrating Diversity” will be organized from January 6 to 8 ..
Category: Events Current Affairs
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 ..
Tags: Convention on rights of persons with disabilities • Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) • Ministry of Social Justice • Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment • Persons with Disabilities