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Arman Ali takes charge of national disabled people's organisation NCPEDP

Arman Ali was appointed as Executive Director of National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP). He will succeed Javed Abidi and take over his new role in October 2018. Arman has played pivotal role in bringing disability sector together in North East by forming network of organisations from seven states. He has ..

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National Conference on Down Syndrome held in New Delhi

The National Conference on Down Syndrome was held in New Delhi. It was organised by the National Trust under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. Down Syndrome is a chromosomal condition associated with intellectual and learning disabilities. It leads to delayed development and behavioural problems in children suffering with it. Conference The objective of conference was ..

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India’s first sign language dictionary of 3000 words launched

The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has launched India’s first Sign Language Dictionary of 3000. The dictionary has been developed by Indian Sign Language Research & Training Centre (ISLR&TC) under Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD). This dictionary is available in both print and video formats. It will help to bring uniformity ..

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December 3: 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. It also seeks to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life. The ..

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Right of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2016

The Right of Persons with Disabilities Bill (RPwDB) was one of the few bills passed in one of the least productive sessions of the Parliament. The bill presents several improvements over the existing 1995 law. The improvements over the 1995 law and limitations of the 2016 are discussed in this article. Previous Law and Its ..

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