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Category: Special Education
Last updated: Apr 19 2018 07:45 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Government removes cap on education allowance for martyrs’ children 22.3.2018 Zee News : India National
The concession would be admissible only for study in government or government-aided schools and colleges.
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Children Of Soldiers Killed On Duty Can Now Get Full Study Funds Again 22.3.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The government has decided to cancel the limits on the education reimbursement to the children of soldiers who are killed or disabled in the line of duty, a move that had resulted in protests from the...
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Aadhaar must for tatkal passport, no linking deadline: Top 10 developments 14.3.2018 Business Standard: News Now
The Aadhaar linking deadline has been extended till the apex court delivers its judgment on a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the biometric identification scheme
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Aadhaar not mandatory for banks, phones; linking deadline extended: Updates 13.3.2018 Business Standard: News Now
'The government cannot insist for mandatory Aadhaar even for issuance of Tatkal passport,' the Supreme Court said
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Recruitment For Over 10000 Teacher Posts Notified By Assam Government 13.3.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Office of the Director of Elementary Education (DEE), Assam has notified recruitment notification for more than 10000 teacher posts in Lower Primary Schools and Upper Primary Schools.
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Fundraiser comedy show for SPASTN 10.3.2018 Hindu: News
Event to be held on March 17
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RPSC 2nd Grade Senior Teacher Exam 2015: Answer Keys Released 8.3.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) has released the answer keys for 2nd grade Senior Teacher (Special Education) exam held in February 2018.
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Nari Shakti Puraskar to Justice Gita Mittal, others 8.3.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Nari Shakti Puraskar to Justice Gita Mittal, others
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Mah govt to form SIT to probe 'scam' in Edu & Rural Devt depts 8.3.2018 General News
The Maharashtra government today announced an SIT probe into the alleged scam in the School Education and Rural development departments, where fake recommendation letters were issued to teachers working under the Integrated Education for the Disabled Children scheme. The IEDC scheme was stopped in 2009, leaving 595 teachers in the lurch. However, over fake letters were allegedly issued by officials from the Education and Rural Development departments to enable those teachers to work in the Zilla Parishad schools. Congress MLC Chandrakant Raghuvanshi raised the issue in the Legislative Council through a calling attention motion. "After shutting down the Centre's IEDC scheme, ideally, the 595 teachers, who were working as special teachers, should have been taken into the local bodies as primary teachers and helpers should have been given positions as peons at the local level," Raghuvanshi said. "However, a few officials from the Rural Development and Education departments .
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MP CM birthday vow: Promises to bear education cost of disabled children 6.3.2018 Latest News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also extended birthday wishes to Chouhan.
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Government is providing facilities for education of children with special needs at various levels of education 5.3.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), an amount of Rs. 3000/- per child per annum is allocated for the interventions related to education of children with special needs (CWSN).
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New clinical service to treat children with rare diseases 1.3.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
VHS opens Centre of Excellence for Rare Disorders
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A new frequency 28.2.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Josh Foundation provides high-quality hearing aids and rehab for people with hearing impairment
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Seminar on rights of persons with disabilities 27.2.2018 The Assam Tribune
Seminar on rights of persons with disabilities
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Mothers’ dream makes special children feel at home 25.2.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
It started as a special school with three children when three women got together in 2003
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Go green with eco-friendly handicrafts at Dastkar Basant Bazaar 25.2.2018 General News
Pen stands made of audio cassettes and folders embroidered with their tapes, photo frames embellished with shards of egg shells, and handbags made of newspapers are only a few colourful handicrafts articles lined up at the Nature Bazaar here. What puts them apart from other offerings like Crochet, Chikan embroidery and Kutchi handicrafts at the ongoing Dastkar Basant Bazaar is their distinctly eco-friendly nature. In one of the stalls, named 'Trash to Cash', Dilip Kumar Prajapati is selling these products which are mainly made from recycled material. Working with 'Society for Child Development', a Delhi-based NGO dedicated to people with disabilities, Prajapati, along with around 170 other differently-abled persons, has found employment through handicraft made from waste. "People hardly give jobs to differently-able people," rues Prajapati, who is more than 70 per cent visually impaired. Through this initiative, he feels they are not only earning their bread and butter, but also ...
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NEHU admits disabled after intervention by NGO 24.2.2018 The Assam Tribune
NEHU admits disabled after intervention by NGO
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19 years of empowering ‘kids with special needs’ 18.2.2018 DNA: Mumbai
It’s been 19 years that Mata Bhagwanti Chadha Niketan, one of India’s largest schools for specially-abled, has been enabling the ‘children with special needs’. To commemorate the achievement, the school celebrated its 19th Annual Day on Saturday. Mata Bhagwanti Chadha Niketan works under the aegis of The Ponty Chadha Foundation that works towards the social and economic development of the society. On this occasion, the school announced the launch of its new initiative, Centre for Research, Innovation and Technology for Disability -which is another step towards improving the lives of the specially-abled through high quality research and development of new technology, support services and facilities. The R&D at the centre will focus on the social aspects of disability, it will identify barriers to the social inclusion of disabled people and produce policy recommendations to appropriate stakeholders. The first project under the aegis of this centre would be ‘Virtual Learning Programme’ - a learning platform ...
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Facing Flak, MoD Asks Finance Ministry to Remove Education Fee Cap for Martyrs' Kids 10.2.2018 Top India News- News18.com
On July 1 last year, the government had issued an order saying the assistance under the scheme cannot exceed Rs 10,000 per month, triggering widespread discontent among all the three services.
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Def Ministry asks FinMin to remove edu fee cap for martyrs' 10.2.2018 General News
The Defence Ministry has requested the Finance Ministry to remove the cap of Rs 10,000 per month on educational assistance given to children of martyrs or those disabled in action, official sources said today. On July 1 last year, the government had issued an order saying the assistance under the scheme cannot exceed Rs 10,000 per month, triggering widespread discontent among all the three services. The Chiefs of Staff Committee (CoSC), comprising the Army, Navy and the Air Force chiefs, had also written to the defence ministry requesting it to remove the cap. Under the scheme, which was initially rolled out in 1972, tuition fee of children of martyrs or those disabled in action were completely waived in schools, colleges and other professional educational institutions. "The defence minister has requested the finance ministry to remove the cap. We are hoping for a favourable decision," a defence ministry source said. Approximately 250 students were affected during the ..
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