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  • New Draft Guidelines for Accessibility Standards

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has issued draft guidelines for new accessibility standards. Under these...

    11 Nov 2021 Issues Related to Disability

  • Issue of Mental health

    Why in News Recently, the Supreme Court has said the judiciary should not treat the mental health of a person with a one-size-fits-all approach,...

    09 Nov 2021 Issues Related to Disability

  • SAMVAD Initiative

    Why in News Recently, the Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched the 2nd phase of the SAMVAD programme. The second phase was launched...

    16 Aug 2021 Issues Related to Disability

  • Operation Blue Freedom: Team CLAW

    Why in News Recently, the Government of India has accorded sanction to Team CLAW to lead a team of people with disabilities to scale Siachen Glacier...

    31 Jul 2021 Issues Related to Disability

  • Harlequin Ichthyosis: Rare Genetic Disorder

    Why in News Recently, Odisha reported its first-ever case of a baby born with Harlequin Ichthyosis, a rare genetic skin condition. India’s...

    24 Apr 2021 Issues Related to Disability

  • MANAS Mobile App

    Why in News Recently, the government of India launched a mobile app, MANAS (Mental Health and Normalcy Augmentation System) to promote mental...

    15 Apr 2021 Issues Related to Disability

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Why in News Recently, a 12-year-old Maharashtra girl with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) successfully swam across the Arabian Sea from Bandra-Worli...

    20 Feb 2021 Issues Related to Disability

  • Disability and Facility of a Scribe: SC

    Why in News Recently, the Supreme Court (SC) directed the Central government to frame proper guidelines to regulate and facilitate grant of a...

    12 Feb 2021 Issues Related to Disability

  • Mental Health and Men

    Why in News As per the data of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, 70% of callers to the ‘Kiran Helpline’, launched in...

    09 Feb 2021 Issues Related to Disability

  • World Mental Health Day 2020

    Why in News World Mental Health Day is observed on 10th October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues...

    14 Oct 2020 Issues Related to Disability

  • NCERT Books in Indian Sign Language

    Why in News The Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC) and the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)...

    07 Oct 2020 Issues Related to Disability

  • UN Principles for People with Disabilities

    Why in News The United Nations (UN) has released its first-ever guidelines on access to social justice for People with Disabilities (PwD) to make it...

    31 Aug 2020 Issues Related to Disability

  • Inclusion of the Disabled in National Food Security Act 2013

    Why in News The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution has asked State Governments/UTs to include all eligible disabled...

    24 Aug 2020 Issues Related to Disability

  • Disabled are Entitled to Same Benefits of SC/ST quota: SC

    Why in News Recently, the Supreme Court of India observed that persons suffering from disabilities are also socially backward and entitled to the...

    13 Jul 2020 Issues Related to Disability

  • Devices for Disabled and Elderly

    Why in News The Department of Science and Technology has helped in developing various assistive tools, devices and technological solutions to...

    14 May 2020 Issues Related to Disability

  • PwDs and COVID-19

    Why in News The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has issued...

    28 Mar 2020 Issues Related to Disability

  • Divya Kala Shakti: Witnessing the Abilities in Disabilities

    Why in News The first ever regional event “Divya Kala Shakti: Witnessing the Abilities in Disabilities” is being organized in Chennai...

    12 Mar 2020 Issues Related to Disability

  • Ekam Fest

    Why in News The week long exhibition-cum-fair “EKAM Fest” is being organised by the National Handicapped Finance Development Corporation...

    02 Mar 2020 Issues Related to Disability

  • Higher Prevalence of Mental Disorders in South India

    Why in News Recently, a study by the India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative was published in the Lancet Psychiatry. This is the first...

    24 Dec 2019 Issues Related to Disability

  • Accessible India Campaign

    Why in News The deadline for the government’s Accessible India Campaign (AIC) has been extended to March 2020 due to slow progress. AIC is...

    14 Dec 2019 Issues Related to Disability

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