Provide 3% reservation in govt jobs to disabled: SC to govts

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Central and all state governments to provide reservation to disabled persons in government jobs.

Efforts on to fill vacancies meant for disabled persons: Hooda

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday said efforts are being made to fill up vacancies meant for disabled persons in various departments of the state government.

I-card for disabled persons for train ticket concession

Railways will issue photo identity cards to physically-challenged persons to enable them to avail concessions in train tickets in a hassle-free manner.

Odisha to include disabled persons under MGNREGA

After including persons with 75 per cent disability in the subsidised Rice for Differently Abled Persons (RDP) scheme, Odisha government has decided to provide jobs to them under MGNREGA and NRLM programmes.

No list of disabled persons given equipment by Khurshid`s NGO

The verified list of 137 disabled persons, who were provided medical equipment by the NGO run by Salman Khurshid, is not available with govt dept.

Job opportunities for disabled bleak in Northeast

The prevailing employment scenario for people with disabilities in the Northeast is very bleak with an estimated 83 per cent of them being unemployed.

Need more scholarships for disabled persons: Par Committee

A Parliamentary committee has pulled up the social justice and empowerment ministry for inadequate number of scholarships for disabled persons across the country and asked it to introduce more such benefits.

Mamata blamed for disabled persons missing appointment with PM

A delegation of disabled persons
from West Bengal missed an appointment with Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh in New Delhi because the special train sought
from Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee reached 10 hours late.

Disabled persons block rail tracks in Patna

Several differently-abled persons
including children in wheelchairs today demonstrated on a busy
rail track at the Patna junction station putting their lives
at risk from passing trains.