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  • World Mental Health Report: WHO

    For Prelims: WHO, Comprehensive Mental Health Action Plan, Manodarpan For Mains: Issue of Mental Health Why in News? Recently the World Health...

    20 Jun 2022 Issues Related to Disability

  • CPWD to Allow 4% Quota for Disabled

    For Prelims: Rights of Persons with Disability Act, 2016, Various schemes related with PwD, CPWD For Mains: Schemes for vulnerable, Rights of...

    24 May 2022 Issues Related to Disability

  • Global Report on Assistive Technology

    For Prelims: Global Report on Assistive Technology, WHO, UNICEF, World Health Assembly, SDGS, UHC For Mains: Global Report on Assistive...

    17 May 2022 Issues Related to Disability

  • Guidelines for Universal Accessibility

    For Prelims: New Harmonised Guidelines and Standards for Universal Accessibility in India 2021, Central Public Works Department (CPWD), Article 14,...

    11 Jan 2022 Issues Related to Disability

  • 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

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