Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Current Affairs - 2019

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Vayoshreshtha Samman 2019: Government invites Nominations

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has invited nomination for Vayoshreshtha Samman 2019 which is the National Awards for Senior Citizens for both Individuals and Institutions categories. The nominations should be sent by 31st May 2019. About Vayoshrestha Sammans Background: The series of National Award-Vayoshreshtha Samman awards were instituted by the Ministry of Social Read More…

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Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities sets World Record

The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has set a new world record. The department had undertaken the Modern Artificial Limbs (Legs) implantation in Gujarat’s Bharuch. The implantation was carried out for 260 people in record eight hours. This was the seventh world record set by the Department of Read More…

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National Survey on Extent and Pattern of Substance Use in India

The report of the National Survey on Extent and Pattern of Substance Use in India conducted by National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre (NDDTC) of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi sponsored by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has been submitted. Major findings of the Survey Alcohol About 14.6% of people in Read More…

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Braille Voter Slips for Visually Impaired and Blind

The Election Commission of India will be issuing Braille voter slips for the visually impaired and blind voters in the Lok Sabha elections due this year. The Braille voter slips were already issued during the recently held assembly polls. The initiative is part of the strategic framework for ‘accessible elections’, The Election commission of India also plans to Read More…

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Classification of Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Communities

The interim Budget 2019 for the second time has set the ball rolling for the Classification of Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Communities. Provisions in the Budget The Budget has made following announcements related to the denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Communities: Formation of a committee under the Niti Aayog, which would identify and classify these tribes. Read More…

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National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (2018-2023)

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has drafted National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (2018-2023) for addressing the problem of drug and substance abuse in the country, dumping a long-pending draft policy on the matter. Components of the Action Plan The components of the National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (2018-2023) are: The Read More…

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New website and mobile app of National Commission for Safai Karamcharis launched

The Union Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has launched new website and mobile application of the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK). It was launched by Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot in New Delhi. Key Facts The new website is very user-friendly and as per Central Government Guidelines for official Read More…

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