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Historic move: Kerala grants reservation to third gender in BSc Nursing courses

This is the first time that reservation has been introduced for transgender people in the field of Nursing

Published on 27th July 2023

Telangana HC expresses ire over gov't delay in extending education quota to transgender persons 

Expressing anger at the government's attitude, Justice Abhinand Kumar Shavili questioned the government counsel about the delay in implementing the reservations

Published on 21st July 2023

Odisha gov't to provide financial assistance to transgender students for education pursuits

The Sweekruti Scheme by the Odisha Government will financially assist the trans community in their economic activities

Published on 23rd June 2023

Telangana HC asks NMC for its stand on reservations for transgender 

It may be recalled that the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test - Undergraduate (NEET UG) results were declared recently 

Published on 20th June 2023

Kerala HC orders CBSE to address plea of transgender student for alteration in certificates

The bench ordered CBSE to address any clarification regarding a transgender student's plea for name and gender change in his board certificates within two weeks

Published on 27th January 2023

A step towards inclusivity: Chennai's Dr Ambedkar Government Arts College appoints transgender lecturer

"Through education, I will try to eradicate gender inequality and stigma related to our community from the young minds," said Jency

Published on 12th December 2022

Telangana gov't hospital creates history, welcomes first trans doctors to join gov't services

The two doctors joined the state-run Osmania General Hospital (OGH) as medical officers recently

Published on 1st December 2022

Three trans persons hired as government school teachers: Karnataka Education Minister  

Applications were invited for a total of 15,000 posts, out of which, candidates have been selected for 13,363 posts


Published on 21st November 2022

UP Governor calls for providing online education to transgenders

In 2019, government data revealed that no transgenders were enrolled in central universities in India, whereas 814 transgender students were enrolled at IGNOU

Published on 2nd November 2022

Transgenders entitled to special quota for third gender for admission in psychiatry nursing courses: Madras High Court 

The petitioner sought for a direction to admit her in Post Basic BSc (Nursing) course for the academic year 2022-2023 under special category as transgender

Published on 13th October 2022

Meet the lone trans student who passed the Tamil Nadu Class X Board examination

"I informed my parents about my results and they were very happy. I want to pursue Science stream and make my career in this stream," said Nivetha

Published on 21st June 2022

University of Madras to offer one free UG seat to transgenders in affiliated colleges

The programme aims to encourage students from the transgender community to pursue higher education

Published on 24th March 2022

Trans individuals adopt Anganwadi centre in MP's Panna, earn praise from CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Thanking them for their noble gesture, the chief minister said their endeavour would help improve the facility

Published on 26th February 2022

This EdTech start-up is now offering period leaves to women, transgender employees

They hope that this initiative leads to a more inclusive environment for both female and transgender employees

Published on 13th January 2022

Kerala transgender teacher sought legal aid for euthanasia, Minister assures job and support

A dual master's degree holder, Aneera had a temporary teaching job until recently. It is understood that the minister had taken suo motu cognisance in her case, when he got to know about its nature

Published on 12th January 2022

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