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| | posted on:Jobs

Application are invited for the post of State Coordinator under UDID Project

State Coordinator under UDID Project

Location: Srinagar, J&K. India

Industry: Government

Occupational Category: State Coordinator

Jammu and Kashmir Logo Description: Government of Jammu and Kashmir.
Age Limit : Upper age limit 40 years on the last date of submission of application.

Language : The State Coordinator should be proficient in English and the regional language.

Remuneration : Lumpsum amount up to Rs. 50,000 (Fifty Thousand) per month will be reimbursed by the Central Government to the State as remuneration/ fee payable to the State Coordinator which includes TA/DA etc, towards his/her visit within the state in connection with UDID project.

Duration of Appointment
Initially for a period of six months and extendable up to three years The CPwDs/DEPwDs can terminate the service of State coordinator without any notice.

Education Qualification :

  • B.E/B.Tech in computers engineering with experience of handling of UDID project or Aadhar/UID project Weightage shall be given to the candidates having experience of working in information technology/computer in a reputed firm/company.

Applications to be sent on plain paper along with detailed resume / CV, copy of relevant qualification certificate and relevant experience certificates self attested.

Last date of receipt of applications on 07-09-2017 upto 3.00pm in the Office of the Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities Vigilance building, Old Secretariat, Srinagar, J&K

office of the commissioner for persons with disabilities

ref: http://epaper.greaterkashmir.com/

| | posted on:Training

TamilNadu_differently abled Logo go orderThe Differently Abled Welfare Office in Madurai district has announced that it would be arranging for English language and computer training to 50 physically challenged persons above 18 years of age.

A statement said that 40 persons with disabilities in their limbs and 10 visually impaired persons would be selected for the training.

Those who have completed Plus Two and possessing national identity card for differently abled or with 40 % or more disability in their limbs could apply for the training which will be provided through organisations chosen by the government. Interested persons can contact the District Differently Abled Welfare Office near Madurai Collectorate to apply for the training before August 31.

ref:http://www.thehindu.com

| | posted on:Government Order

7th CPC Special Allowance for Child Care for Women with DisabilitiesRecommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission – implementation of decisions relating to Special Allowance for child care for women with disabilities.

Date : 16th August, 2017
Department : Ministry of Personnel, P.G. and Pensions – Department of Personnel & Training
No.A-27012/03/2017-Estt.(AL)

Subject: Recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission – implementation of decisions relating to Special Allowance for child care for women with disabilities.

Consequent upon the decision taken by the Government on the recommendations made by the Seventh Central Pay Commission for providing extra benefits to women employees with disabilities especially when they have young children and children with disability, the President is pleased to issue the following instructions:-

  • Women with disabilities shall be paid Rs.3000/-per month as Special Allowance for Child care. The allowance shall be payable from the time of the child’s birth till the child is two years old.
  • It shall be payable for a maximum of two eldest surviving children.
  • Disability means a person having a minimum Disability of 40% as elaborated in Ministry of Welfare’s Notification No. 16- 18/97-NI.I dated 1.6.2001 and amended from time to time.
  • The above limit would be automatically raised by 25% every time the Dearness Allowance on the revised pay structure goes up by 50%.

These orders shall be effective from 1st July, 2017.

Insofar as persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders issue in consultation with the Comptroller and auditor General of India.

Download : 7CPC Special Allowance for child care for women with disabilities. (PDF, 59KB)

| | posted on:Competition

Imaging Inclusion – Photography and Short film Contest for Persons with Disabilities

Date: 10th October, 2017 31th October, 2017

Venue : New Delhi and Bengaluru| India


Photography contest for Persons with disabilities.

Photography contest for Persons with disabilities.
img source : rollingfstop.blogspot.in

A National online photography and short film content capturing the aspirations and positivity of persons with disabilities.

Theme : A barrier Free World for All
Eligibility : Persons with Disabilities and Students above 18 years
Entry Fee : Free
Last Date for Entry : 10th September 2017
Guidelines : Contest Guidelines (154KB, PDF)
FAQ : Contest FAQ (164KB, PDF)

Entrants can submit upto 10 photographs and 01 short film. The winning images & short films along with 50 best entries will be displayed at exhibitions to be held at Bengaluru and New Delhi between 10th – 31st October 2017.

Kindly go to http://cbmphotocontest.in/ for full details and to submit entries. For assistance call +91 9448991054 / 55 or write to contest contest@cbmindia.org.in

Persons with disabilities excel in organic farmingCBM is celebrating its 50 years in India. To recommit ourselves in creating an inclusive society and continuing the work towards improving lives of persons with disabilities, a number of public awareness engagements are being held to mark the milestone.

As part of this celebration, CBM is organising a national photography and video competition held across the country for creating a stream of some of the most compelling images around the broader theme of inclusion and empowerment.

The images that speak a thousand words, will grab in a moment the essence of equal and inclusive society which could challenge the stereotypes that currently occupy popular perceptions or create new imagination.

Contact Details

CBM India Trust

Address

2nd Floor, 5th Main, Puttannachetty Road, Chamarajpet, Bengaluru , Karnataka 560 018 ,India

Phone : +91 9448991054 / 9448991055
Email : contest@cbmindia.org.in

| | posted on:Sports

ITF Regulations for Wheelchair Tennis 2017 for Wheelchair Tennis Players guidelines.

Major Contents

ITF Wheelchair tennis logo
The competitive Wheelchair Tennis Player (7)
Categories of the Event (9)
Conduct of events (24)

Download (PDF, 1.29MB)

Download : ITF Regulations for Wheelchair Tennis 2017 (1MB, PDF)

ITF Wheelchair Tennis Regulations – Key Changes

Major Contents

Amendments of the Regulations (1)
Enforcement of the Wheelchair Tennis Regulations and resolution of Disputes (2)
Organizational Requirements (4)

Download (PDF, 470KB)


Download : ITF Wheelchair Tennis Regulations – Key Changes (479KB, PDF) ( Please note that where amendments are made in these regulations, the text is underlined. )

Ref: http://www.itftennis.com/

| | posted on:Inclusion

Inclov Social Spaces in Chennai with Rush

Date: 3rd Sep, 2017
Venue : Rush Madras 24/47, 4th Main Rd, Govindaswamy Nagar, Raja Annamalai Puram, Chennai- 600028 Tamil Nadu India


Inclov Social Spaces in Chennai with Rush

The unique sports events on 3rd September to celebrate the National Sports Day of India at Rush Madras – Chennai’s first of its kind multi-utility sport arena!​

Pull your socks up, put on your sports jerseys, and ready yourself for an action-packed, thrilling day ahead. Rumble in the glory of the sports events lined up for you and return with memories of a lifetime.

The first-of-its-kind sports meet-up will be an action-packed day filled with adventure acts, bonding activities, team games and more importantly will provide the opportunity to meet new people and make new friends and connections.

The event is inclusive in nature and our location is universally designed which ensures 100% accessibility in infrastructure for people with disability. Wheelchair access, sign language interpreters, necessary ramps will be available to ensure the event is 100% accessible to everyone.

Kindly go to https://in.explara.com/e/inclov-meetup-in-chennai-social-space/ for full details and to submit entries. For assistance call 99104 31488

Location Map

| | posted on:Sports

The Kotak Wheelchair Marathon 2017

Date: 3rd Sep, 2017
Venue : Olcott Memorial School New No.2, (Old No.28) Besant Avenue, Besant Nagar, Chennai- 600090. Tamil Nadu India


Kotak wheelchair marathon 2017 banner

Run for empower persons paralysed neck down.

Half Marathon – 10kms, 5 kms – Feel Good, Medal, T Shirt, Breakfast
Registration Fee: Rs. 750

Tentative Timings:

Half Marathon: 5:00 AM
10 Kms: 5.30 AM
5 Kms: 6.30 AM

Kindly go to http://www.thespinalfoundation.in/ for full details and to submit entries. For assistance call 1800 425 1210 / 9944959587

Location Map

The Kotak Wheelchair Marathon 2017

| | posted on:Education, Government Order

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities 2016-2017Scholarships for Students with Disabilities 2017-2018 with a view to provide educational opportunities to students with disabilities, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities has been implementing the following scholarship schemes for their empowerment through education.

Download : Application (107KB, DOCX)

List of Scholarships for Students with Disabilities 2017-2018



Schemes : Pre-Matric Scholarship ( class IX and X )

No.of Scholar per year : 46,000
Annual Incoming ceiling(rs.) : 2.00 Lakh

Rate of Scholarships :

Monthly maintenance Allowance of Rs. 350 for day scholars and Rs.600 for hostellers. plus book grant and ad-hoc allowances like transport allowance, reader allowance etc

How to Apply:

The Students are required to submit applications on-line on National Scholarship Portal (www.scholarships.gov.in).
Students with Disability can apply on-line from 1st June 2017.

Fresh Applicant – 30.09.2017
Renewal Applicant – 31.07.2017
Download the Scheme Details : Download Schemes(PDF, 128KB)



Post-Matric Scholarship ( Class XI to Master’s Degree or Diploma Level )

No.of Scholar per year : 16,650
Annual Incoming ceiling(rs.) : 2.50 Lakh

Rate of Scholarships :

There are differently rates of Post-Graduate, Graduate, Diploma, Professional courses leading to degree, diploma etc in different disciplines. It ranges from Rs. 650-1200 for hostellers and Rs. 400-550 p.m for day scholars plus tuition fees (Max income ceiling rs. 1.50 Lakh per annum), allowances, book grant etc

How to Apply:

The Students are required to submit applications on-line on National Scholarship Portal (www.scholarships.gov.in).
Students with Disability can apply on-line from 1st June 2017.

Fresh Applicant – 31.10.2017
Renewal Applicant – 31.07.2017
Download the Scheme Details : Download Schemes(PDF, 128KB)



Scholarship for Top Class Education

( Post Graduate Degree or Diploma in 240 notified of institutions of excellence )

No.of Scholar per year : 160
Annual Incoming ceiling(rs.) : 6.00 Lakh

Rate of Scholarships :

Monthly maintenance allowances Rs. 3000/- for hostellers, Rs. 1500/- for day scholars, Rs. 2000/- disability allowance, book grant Rs.5000/- per annum, tuition fee upto Rs. 2 lakh per annum

How to Apply:

The Students are required to submit applications on-line on National Scholarship Portal (www.scholarships.gov.in).
Students with Disability can apply on-line from 1st June 2017.

Fresh Applicant – 31.10.2017
Renewal Applicant – 31.07.2017
Download the Scheme Details : Download Schemes(PDF, 128K)



National Overseas Scholarships for pursuing

( Master’s degree and Doctorate degree in foreign universities abroad )

No.of Scholar per year : 20
Annual Incoming ceiling(rs.) : 6.00 Lakh

Rate of Scholarships :

Pound(great Britain) 9,900 per annum for UK and US $15,400 for other countries, plus tuition fees, contingency allowance, cost of air passage etc.

How to Apply:

The proforma for submission of applications is given in the website of this Department i.e www.disabilityaffairs.gov.in. Applications may be submitted in the prescribed proforma to Under Secretary ( Scholarships)., Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.

Last Date – 31.10.2017

Download the Scheme Details : Download Schemes(PDF, 128K)



National Fellowship for Persons with Disabilities ( M.Phil/Ph.D )

No.of Scholar per year : 200
Annual Incoming ceiling(rs.) : No Income Ceiling

 Rate of Scholarships :

Monthly Rs. 25,000/- for JRF(first two years) and Rs.28000/- for SRF(3rd year onwards upto complete duration of the course) and contingency grant, escort allowance/reader allowance, HRA etc

How to Apply:

Selection is done by the University Grants Commission. The Candidates may like to apply in the UGC’s website at ugc.ac.in as and when applications are invitedby UGC> No application is required to be sent to Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.

Download the Scheme Details : Download Schemes(PDF, 128

Invitation of applications for National Overseas Scholarship for Students with Disabilities.All the above scholarships schemes are applicable to students with disabilities with more than 40% disability and having a disability certificate to this effect issued by a competent medical authority. Disability is as defined in Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities 2017-2018

| | posted on:Government Order

government of India logoIndian Government Orders, Acts and Rules, Circulars, Notification, Reservations, Age Concession, Concessions, Allowances, Facilities and Court Judgements for Persons with Disabilities

(Last Update on 18th August 2017)

Index

1. Persons with Disabilities – Acts and Rules
2. Persons with Disabilities – Circulars / Orders
3. Persons with Disabilities – Age Concession
4. Persons with Disabilities – Jobs / Reservation
5. Persons with Disabilities – Central Government Employees

Persons with Disabilities Acts and Rules

DateDepartmentG.O / H.O / G.C /Title
15/06/2017MoSJEGazette of India ( Act & Rules)The Rights of Persons with Disability Rules, 2017(297KB, DOC) Word Document ICon for Download link
(As on DEPwD website – 09/07/2017)
19/04/2017MoSJEGazette of India ( Act & Rules)MoSJ&E Notification dated 19.04.2017 – Coming into force of the Rights of PWDs Act, 2016(1MB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
10/03/2017MoSJEGazette of India ( Act & Rules)Draft for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2017(485KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
28/12/2016MoLJGazette of India (Act & Rules)The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016(485KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
01/01/1995MoLJGazette of India ( Act & Rules)The Persons with Disabilitiess Act, 1995, (144KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification

Persons with Disabilities Circulars / Orders


DateDepartmentG.O / H.O / G.C /Title
30/07/2015DoPEOffice MemorandumDisable friendly examination centres for candidates with disabilities-Order of Court of Chief Commissioner for PWDs, 2015(518KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
19/03/2015RBIOffice MemorandumPersons with Disabilities (PwD) – Inclusion under Weaker Sections 2015(1325KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
08/01/2014DoPTOffice Memorandum Identification of jobs/posts for persons with Disabilities- review thereof. 2014(48KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification

Persons with Disabilities Age Concession


DateDepartmentG.O / H.O / G.C /Title
29/06/2015DoPTOffice MemorandumGrant of age concession to the Persons with Disabilities suffering from (a) blindness or Low vision, (b) hearing impairment and (c) locomotor disability or cerebral palsy fordirect recruitment to civil posts/services under the Central Government, 2015(96KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
12/05/2015DoPTOffice MemorandumGrant of age concession to the Persons with Disabilities suffering from (a) blindness or low vision, (b) hearing impairment and (c) locomotor disability or cerebral palsy
for direct recruitment to civil posts/services under the Central Government. , 2015(96KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification

Persons with Disabilities Jobs / Reservation


DateDepartmentG.O / H.O / G.C /Title
20/06/2017DoPTOffice MemorandumReservation for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities – Suggestions, if any, from all concerned including general public. 2017(2MB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
22/05/2015DoPTOffice MemorandumConstitution of a Committee to monitor the progress in filling up of vacancies of persons with disabilities. 2015(109KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
25/02/2015DoPEOffice Memorandum Applicability of instructions regarding reservation to SC/ST/OBC, Disability & Ex-servicemen as issued by Govt. Ministries/Departments to CPSEs, 2015(105KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
06/01/2015DoPTOffice Memorandum Amendment in Para 15(i) of O.M. dated 29.12.2005 -Reservation for PWDs in posts and services of Govt. of India, 2015(38KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
14/02/2014DoPTOffice MemorandumGuidelines regarding change of cadre of Indian Administrative Service Officers (IAS) appointed against vacancies reserved for Physically Handicapped (PH)
category. 2014(77KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
29/07/2013MoSJE (DoDF)Office MemorandumPosts Identified – Notification. 2013(334KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
12/01/2014MoSJE (DoDF)Office MemorandumGroup A – Posts identified for Persons with Disabilities. 2014(334KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
12/01/2014MoSJE (DoDF)Office MemorandumGroup B – Posts identified for Persons with Disabilities. 2014(343KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
12/01/2014MoSJE (DoDF)Office MemorandumGroup C – Posts identified for Persons with Disabilities. 2014(2MB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
12/01/2014MoSJE (DoDF)Office MemorandumGroup D – Posts identified for Persons with Disabilities. 2014(475KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
19/11/2013DoPTOffice Memorandum Reservation for Persons with Disabilities-revised forms for Disability Certificates. 2014(48KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
10/03/2010DoPTOffice Memorandum Reservation Roster of Assistants with Disabilities. 2010(57KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
15/01/2010DoPTOffice MemorandumReservation for the Persons with Disabillties – Filling up of the backlog reserved vacancies through a Special Recruitment Drive. 2010(44KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
27/11/2009DoPTOffice MemorandumSpl. Recruitment Drive to fill up backlog reserved vacancies for PWDs. 2009(209KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
12/12/2006DoPTOffice MemorandumReservation for persons with disability. 2009(209KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification

Persons with Disabilities Central Government Employees


DateDepartmentG.O / H.O / G.C /Title
16/08/2017DoPTOffice MemorandumRecommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission — implementation of decisions relating to Special Allowance for child care for women with disabilities, 2017(59KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
17/01/2017MoFDEOffice MemorandumGrant of Transport Allowance at double the normal rates to deaf and dumb employees of Central Government, 2017(39KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
17/02/2015MoFDEOffice MemorandumTravelling Allowance in respect of Attendant/Escort for accompanying a Govt. servant with disabilities on travel during tour, training, etc., 2015(2MB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
11/04/2014MoFDFSOffice MemorandumPayment of Conveyance Allowance to Deaf and Dumb employees at par with Blind and Ortho. Handicapped employees, along with copy of MOF O.M. dt. 19.02.14, 2014(3MB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
19/02/2014MoFDEOffice MemorandumGrant of Transport Allowance to Central Government Employees – Extension of benefit of Transport Allowance at double the normal rate to Deaf and Dumb employees 2014(172KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
12/09/2013MoCITOffice Memorandum Grant of Transport Allowance to Orthopaedically handicapped. Central Government employees. 2013(76KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
15/01/2011MoCITOffice Memorandum Grant of Transport Allowance to orthopaedically handicapped Central Government employees. 2011(1014KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
11/03/2016DoPTCirucullar Scheme for providing facilities to the Employees with Disabilities of Department of Personnel & Training , 2016(72KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
17/11/2015DoPTOffice MemorandumPosting of Government employees who have differently abled dependents, 2015(129KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
06/02/2015DoPTOffice MemorandumRequest for Voluntary Retirement from Persons suffering with disability – regarding. , 2015(100KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
28/06/2014MoFDEOffice MemorandumPosting of Government employees who have differently abled dependents, 2014(1MB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
15/06/2013DoPTOffice MemorandumOn-line collection of data on representation of SCs, STs and OBCs and Persons with Disabilities in Central Government Services. , 2013(324KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
06/06/2014DoPTOffice MemorandumPosting of Government employees who have differently abled dependents, 2014(62KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
31/03/2014DoPTOffice MemorandumGuidelines for providing certain facilities in respect of persons with disabilities who are already employed in Government for efficient
performance of their duties 2014(143KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
25/07/2013MoHFW (DoHFW)Office MemorandumExtension of CGHS facilities to permanently disabled dependent brother of a CGHS beneficiary 2013(719KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
10/06/2013MoHFW (DoHFW)Office MemorandumFraming of guidelines for smooth functioning of Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) in their duties in Government services 2013(161KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
01/08/2011DoPTOffice MemorandumConsideration of persons with disabilities for promotion against
unreserved vacancies- 2011(32KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
30/03/2010DoPTOffice MemorandumForwarding of applications of Government Servants suffering from
disability for employment elsewhere. – 2010(47KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
10/05/2009DoPTOffice MemorandumBenefit of reservation to persons with disability who acqUIre
disability after entering into Govt. service. – 2009(69KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification
18/02/2000DoPTOffice MemorandumPosting of Government employees who have children with hearing impairment or multiple disability -2000, (81KB, PDF) PDF Icon Image for Downloading Notification

| | posted on:Competition

swavlamban-logoTo the best of the applicant’s knowledge, all of the statements below must be accurate.

Divyangjan Sashaktikaran Short Film Competition- 2017 is being organized by the Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), Information & Broadcasting & Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India.

The award function of the competition shall be held on 21st September, 2017 in Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi tentatively.

The applicant is duly authorized, on his/her behalf and on the behalf of any person or entity that has ownership rights in the work, to submit to the Competition and the applicant declares that this submission is not in violation of any law nor violates any right of said person or entity or that of any third party in any manner whatsoever.

Divyangjan Sashaktikaran Short Film Competition- 2017, its officers, as well as any of its fiscal sponsors and affiliated entities is not responsible, for any damage to, or loss of, any materials submitted by the applicant, whether that damage occurs en route to or from the competition or during the course of the competition’s possession, any loss caused to the film material or otherwise, in or during the Competition or of said materials.

Read the guidelines and rules and regulation for applying for the Divyangjan Sashaktikaran Short Film Competition- 2017.

Application form must be submitted ONLINE at accessfilms2017@gmail.com and send a hard copy along with the screener (Blu-ray / USB Drive only). The hard copy along with screener must be received by DFF on or before 31st August, 2017.

Downloads

  1. Rules & Regulation
  2. Authorization Letter
  3. Application Form

More Details
https://www.mygov.in/home/269211/do/