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The Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot launched the 2nd Edition of Indian Sign Language (ISL) Dictionary in New Delhi. ISL Dictionary The Dictionary was brought about by Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC) under the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) of Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment. ..
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
Topics: Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities • hearing impaired • Indian Sign Language • Indian Sign Language dictionary • Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre • Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment • Persons with Disabilities • Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment
The Voter Verification and Information Programme (VVIP) was launched by the Election Commission during the two-day intensive training-cum-workshop on the use of information & communication technology for the conduct of general elections. During the workshop, training was imparted on the c-VIGIL mobile application. The c-VIGIL app provides time-stamped, evidence-based proof of complaints relating to violation ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
The Election Commission of India will be issuing Braille voter slips for the visually impaired and blind voters in the Lok Sabha elections due this year. The Braille voter slips were already issued during the recently held assembly polls. The initiative is part of the strategic framework for ‘accessible elections’, The Election commission of India also plans to ..
Topics: Braille • Braille voter slips • Department for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities • Election Commission of India • Lok Sabha • Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment • Persons with Disabilities • strategic framework for 'accessible elections'
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. The 2018 theme for this day is “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”. It focuses on empowering persons with disabilities for an ..
The Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities (GITC) 2018 held in New Delhi from November 9 to 11, 2018. It was co-hosted by Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Korea and its organising partners namely Rehabilitation International Korea and LG ..