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JNU: Disability Affairs department asks varsity to look into issues faced by PwD students

The Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities under the Disabilities Affairs Department has called for an inquiry, invoking Section 75 of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act

Published on 24th November 2023

UoH elections: Increased funds, menstrual leaves, accessibility for PwDs on agenda for ASA-SFI-TSF alliance  

ASA and SFI, which were also part of the previous student union for the Academic Year 2022-23, aim to keep up the long-term policy changes they managed to achieve


Published on 8th November 2023

EFLU: Visually impaired prof files complaint against four students amid protests on campus

The professor, Y Suresh Babu, said the students had hindered his movement and threatened him against leaving the premises on Friday

Published on 4th November 2023

TSPSC Group I exam cancelled: "Not surprised! Chance of review petition," opine candidates

Group I was conducted on October 16, 2022, but was cancelled later because of a leak in the question paper. Because of this, heavy protests and a SIT investigation the exam was reconducted again

Published on 23rd September 2023

“Address PwD backlog vacancies”: Delhi HC condemns KVS for excluding deaf from reservation of teaching posts

 A division bench expressed dissatisfaction with KVS for not adhering to relevant statutes and government notifications in their recruitment advertisement from December 2022

Published on 14th October 2023

Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) in higher education: Benefits they can avail, challenges they face

The admission of PwDs to Indian universities is an important step towards ensuring that all students have the opportunity to pursue higher education

Published on 14th October 2023

Odisha: Concessional bus rides for students, women, PwDs. Here are fares 

Buses operators have been asked to display km slab-based fare chargeable from the passengers along with the concessions available for information of the travellers

Published on 14th October 2023

Ministry of Social Justice seeks comments of officials on PwD rights breach on NEET PG Counselling

On September 14, in a letter to the Chief Commissioner for PwD, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, UDFA claimed that the qualifying cut-off criteria for the ongoing counselling of NEET PG 2023

Published on 19th September 2023

NEET-PG 2023: UDFA alleges breach of PwD rights during counselling; writes to Ministry of Social Justice

The association said that the existing scenario, where reserved seats may be reallocated, raises concerns about potential violations of fundamental rights

Published on 14th September 2023

IIT Kanpur modies composition of its SC/ST/OBC/EWS/PWD Cell

The official notification by the institute was issued in this regard on September 8, Friday

Published on 11th September 2023

What can be done to make campuses more friendly for students with disabilities 

One step could be to raise awareness about the importance of accessibility and to educate people about how to make their facilities accessible

Published on 19th August 2023

Deafblind scholar’s triumph: Prof Miranda Tomkinson clears UGC-NET against all odds

Prof Tomkinson managed to pass the UGC-NET this year with 38%, despite not having a Braille questionnaire, a Braille display device or a proper scribe

Published on 27th July 2023

JEE Advanced results 2023: Top rankers from general EWS, OBC-NCL, SC, ST, PwD categories 

Here's a list of all the number one rankers of the JEE Adavanced exam from the various categories 

Published on 18th June 2023

Delhi gov't school buildings to be made more friendly for specially-aided students

Some of the schools in which the work will be started include RSKV Patparganj, SKV Ghazipur and Government Girls Senior Secondary School No 3 Badarpur in the east and southeast districts

Published on 15th June 2023

Gujarat's Class III topper with learning disability aspires to become IPS officer

"We found the child to be a bit different, so we took him for an IQ (Intelligence Quotient) test at the civil hospital, the psychiatrist said the child had a learning disability" said Superintendent

Published on 6th May 2023

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