Divyangs Current Affairs - 2019

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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…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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National Conference on Down Syndrome held in New Delhi

The National Conference on Down Syndrome was held in New Delhi. It was organised by the National Trust under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. Down Syndrome is a chromosomal condition associated with intellectual and learning disabilities. It leads to delayed development and behavioural problems in children suffering with it. Conference The objective of conference was Read More…

Month:  Categories: Events & Observances

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China hosts Inter-Governmental Meeting of Asia and Pacific Decade for Persons with Disabilities

The High Level Inter-Governmental Mid-Point review meeting of Asia and Pacific Decade for Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022 was held in Beijing, China. A number of countries in the Asia-Pacific region had participated in it. Indian delegation was led by Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot. Key Highlights of meeting The meeting was Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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Disabled children are illiterate due to lack of support services: Report

According to the India Social Development Report (SDR) 2016, about 45% of all persons with disabilities (PWD) in India are illiterate. They remain illiterate mainly because of lack of support services. The theme for this edition of report was ‘Disabilities Rights Perspectives’. Key Highlights from report The number of PWDs in India are 26.8 million Read More…

Month:  Categories: Reports & Indices

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