Divyangs Current Affairs - 2020

“Innovate for Accessible India” Campaign launched by NASSCOM along with Microsoft

The NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Service Companies) recently launched the “Innovate for Accessible India” campaign along with Microsoft India. The other partners of the initiative include Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities. About the Initiative The Initiative aims to sort out Read More…

EKAM Fest: Event to Promote craftsmanship and products of Divyang entrepreneurs

A week-long festival called “EKAM FEST” was organized to promote the products of Divyang artisans and entrepreneurs. More than 80 Divyang entrepreneurs and artisans participated in the event. Highlights The event focuses to promote knowledge and entrepreneurship of Divyang Community. It also aims to market their opportunities. The event was organized by NHFDC (National Handicapped Read More…

IIT-Madras launches country’s first standing wheelchair: Arise

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has launched country’s first indigenously designed standing wheelchair named as ‘Arise’ in presence of Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thawarchand Gehlot at the institute. About Wheelchair ‘Arise’ The assistive device enables a differently-abled person requiring a wheelchair to shift from sitting to standing position, and vice versa, Read More…

eCAPA 2019: First-ever Arts Exposition for talents with Intellectual Challenges

India’s first-ever Arts Exposition for talents with intellectual challenges called ‘eCAPA 2019 – Art from the Heart’ was inaugurated in New Delhi. This exposition will continue till 14 November 2019 at STIR Gallery, Chattarpur Farms. About ‘eCAPA 2019 – Art from the Heart’ It is a unique nationwide platform cum social venture for artists blessed Read More…

New Visually Impaired Friendly Coin Series

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has unveiled the new series of visually impaired friendly coins of various denominations. About the Coins The coins are of denomination Rs. 1, Rs. 2, Rs. 5, Rs. 10 and Rs.20. Rs 20 coin, the first-ever coin offering in Rs 20 denomination, has been created in the shape of a 12-edged polygon with a design of grains to denote farm Read More…