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This differently-abled Amritsar professor facilitates ability on wheels

A differently-abled IIM assistant professor from Amritsar is on a mission to transform the lives of the people of her kind by making their daily commute easy and safe. Dr. Anita Sharma, 36, runs a driving school in Amritsar for differently-abled women of the city. Known by the name “On my own”, the driving school is a

District administration to conduct two day social assessment camp for disabled

DP Correspondent , Jalandhar, September 3:- A two-day special centre sponsored assessment camp for disabled people would be organized by district administration on September 4 and 5 at Red Cross Bhawan. Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma Sunday called upon the needy people to drive maximum benefit from the camp, where they would be provided different

Devices for disabled taxed at concessional 5% rate: Govt

The government today rejected Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi’s allegations of GST tax rates being “insensitive” to the disabled, saying assistive devices for the physically-challenged will be charged at a concessional 5 per cent. From Braille writers and Braille paper to wheelchairs, talking books, assistive listening devices and implants for the severely physically-challenged will attract a

Ghana’s disabled athletes ask for support ahead of Paralympic Games

Accra:  Three Ghanaian athletes billed for next month’s Rio Paralympic Games have called upon the government for support as they prepare for the quadrennial event. Alem Mumuni, Ghana’s first paracyclist at the Olympics, Charles Narh Teye (powerlifting), and Yusif Amadu (high-jump), mostly sealed qualification to the multi-sports event through personal struggles and financial support from

State to train 2,000 care-givers for elderly, disabled

Chandigarh: The state government has decided to train 2,000 care-givers to provide home based care to the elderly and disabled persons in rural and urban areas in the State. While stating this here on Thursday, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Kavita Jain said that the ambitious project aimed at giving a golden sunset to the