Persons With Disabilities
News  /  Published 09.05.22

Behala Bodhayan gives baking tips to persons with special needs

Behala Bodhayan has a food processing unit and a boutique, both of which saw a dip in sales during the pandemic. “But despite that we started the bakery unit because we have in-house consumptio...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar

Opinion  /  Published 20.04.22

Forgotten people

It’s 2016: a momentous year in the history of the disability rights movement in India. Parliament has passed the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, which aims to further accessibility, equ...
By Ishika Garg

News  /  Published 07.03.22

Disability rights activist gifts Braille script literature to University of Jammu

Dhar and Javed Ahmad Tak of Humanity Welfare Organisation, Kashmir, both prominent disability rights activists, delivered lectures on the theme - Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities ...

Lifestyle  /  Published 11.02.22

An exclusive excerpt from ‘Up the Ladder Step by Step’

The following excerpt has been taken from the first chapter titled Earliest Memories.    Months passed, time went by, but I was still unable to walk. In time however, I could crawl! It was ...
By Marina Samuel

News  /  Published 11.12.21

Home for kids with autism in Bolpur

A group of parents with children with autism have taken an initiative to start a residential facility for individuals with autism and their families. There is a demand for such a facility from p...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


News  /  Published 03.12.21

Wheelchair pathway to Victoria Memorial Hall galleries

A wheelchair-accessible pathway from the south gate of Victoria Memorial to the museum galleries will be formally opened on Friday. December 3 is celebrated as International Day of Persons with Disab...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 24.11.21

'Justice' for disabled girl denied NEET extra time

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the National Testing Agency (NTA) to “rectify within one week” the injustice caused to a student with a learning disability that impedes writing whose...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.08.21

Together alone: Education for disabled

Inclusion can be an illusion. The Centre recently informed the Supreme Court that under the Samagra Shiksha scheme, a majority of the 22.5 lakh children with special needs would be admitted to regular...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 01.08.21

Far from progress: UP's population Bill

A law being formulated does not guarantee that it will be implemented or that it will change attitudes. The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 followed India’s ratification of the Uni...
By The Editorial Board


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