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Date: 25th June 2019                                     
Time: 10.00am to 01.00pm
The Venue: The LaLiT, Barakhamba Avenue, Connaught Place, New Delhi, India

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Her Abilities is the first global award honouring the achievements of women with disabilities.  Light for the World is the founder of the award. With this award, we aim to honour women with disabilities who achieved greatness in their life and field of work.

The First Global Award honouring the achievements of women with Disabilities.

Her Abilities Q & A

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How to Apply

Submit a nomination

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Snehadeep organising All India blind football tournament for the first time India with full enthusiasm.It would be our honour to have your presence on this event. Read More
Competitions Theme

Importance of Education for Persons with Disabilities

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Samarthanam look at people’s abilities, not their disabilities!.. Showcase your unique dancing, singing, painting and musical talent.

Selected individuals will receive free training and an opportunity to perform on National International platforms.

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Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) of workers with disabilities have proven to be a successful mechanism to make the needs of employees with disabilities heard and addressed in companies where these ERGs exist.


Speakers:
  • Kate Nash, PurpleSpace
  • Rogier Reinders, Dow

Moderator:
  • Yves Veulliet, IBM
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Are there any tournaments in India ?

Yes. Three all india Open tournaments recognised by All India Tennis Association. For more details visit www.iwtt.in

Call Ms. Riddhi Sampat – Cordinator, Mumbai On 99309-52662 Or write to us ahttp://hello@iwtt.in

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PD MCC CHENNAI at Tamil Nadu, Perambalur on 18th May’19
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Job Fair at MCC , VRC Guindy Read More

RR Donnelley invites persons with Disability candidates for the Udaya Training Program

Udaya program designed to empower the Orthopedically Challenged.

Udaya Training Program – Enabling the Differently abled

Screening the Schedule

Date: May 15-24, 2019
Time 10:00 AM to 3.00PM
Venue: RRD, 43 A, 1st main Road, R A Puram, Chennai – 600 028.

Contact :

Kandan Sundaresan 
Phone : 9003168018
Email : kandan.sundaresan@rrd.com

Internship Allowance

Shortlisted candidates will be provided four months of full time training and they are eligible for internship allowance of Rs. 7500/- per month.

Note:
The program is only a development initiative by RRD, the Company does not guarantee placements to any of the candidates.

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National IT Competition for youth with disabilities in the age group of 13-21
Yrs (only school going or school dropout) belonging to the following categories will be
held in NIT Kurukshetra during June - July 2019
i) Visual Impairment
ii) Hearing impairment
iii) physical impairment (locomotor)
iv) intellectual /development disorder
2. Eligibility criteria for participation in the said competition are:
a) Must be in the age group of 13 -21 yrs in the above four categories
b) Must be able to work with Internet Explorer web browser, MS Office and
Scratch Programmes
c) Must be able to communicate in English
(Important Note: College and University going youth with disabilities are not
allowed to participate but school going and school drop outs are eligible)
3. The competition will be done on the following areas –

4. Details of the venue and exact date of National Competition will be intimated
to all eligible applicants separately. Free lodging and boarding of each participant
along with one escort/ parent will be made by NIT, Kurukshetra. The cost of to and
fro train / bus tickets ( upto IIIrd AC) to the participants and their one escort will
also be reimbursed.
5. Applications are invited in prescribed format (annexure –I) from Youth with
Disabilities in the categories mentioned at para 1 above, fulfilling the eligibility
criteria mentioned in para 2 above. Applications in this regard may be submitted to
The Director, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Room
No – 518, Antyodaya Bhawan, CGO Complex, New Delhi or email to
kvs.rao13@nic.in on and before 31st May 2019.
6. It may noted that based on the performance in the National IT Competition,
nomination for participation in the Global IT challenge will be decided

(DIRECTOR)

Category Event Name Objective
Individual
Assessment

e-Tool Challenge MS Office utilization ability
e-LifeMap Challenge Ability to respond to specific situation

Team
Assessment

e-Design Challenge Ability to make design posters
e-Creative Challenge Ability to create animated story or games
National IT Competition 2019 for Youth with Disabilities (Age between 13 -

21 yrs) – Invitation of Application for participation

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Two Days National workshop on Enhancing outcomes in inclusive education for special educational needs organized by National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple disabilities(Divyangjan).

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Mr. Sekar, Rank 1 wheelchair Tennis Player in India

The Indian Wheelchair Tennis Tour (IWTT) promotes wheelchair tennis – a thriving paralympic sport. This year IWTT, AITA and TNTA organise the 3rd Marina Open AITA Ranking Wheelchair Tennis Tournament 2019.

Marina Open 2019

Date : 7th August 2019 – 10th August 2019.
Venue : Tamil Nadu Tennis Association, SDAT Tennis Stadium, Lake Area, Nungambakka, Chennai 600 034.

Category : Men & Women Singles & Doubles (Non-Quad Category)

Sign In: Qualifying & Main draw 6th Aug 2019 (2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
Entry Deadline: 15th July 2019
Withdrawal deadline : 22nd July 2019
Qualifying : 6th August 2019

Contact Details

Phone : 044 2817 0381
Email : tntatennis@gmail.com

Tournament Director

Name : Mr. Hiten Joshi
Mobile : 98410 16708

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Participatory Creative Workshop Visualising PAIN: Sunday 5th May 10 am – 4 pm Celebration and sharing Event: Friday 10th May – 10.30 am - 3.30 pm Venue: CoworkIn, Sector-39, Gurgaon Facilitators: Mariana Gomes Gonçalves, Himani Gupta, Dr Anubha Mahajan, Dr Deborah Padfield, Dr Satendra Singh, Dr Mary Wickenden  Read More

All India Open Chess Championship 2019 for Physically Disabled organised by Chess Federation for Physically Disabled (affiliated to AICF and PCI)

Date : 04-05-2019 and 05-05-2019 ( two days only)
Time : 07.00am 
Venue : The Spastics Society of Tiruchirapalli, No.5, Revival Nagar, Ramalinga Nagar South Extension, Vayalur Road, Trichy – 17

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Host Organisation
Aravind Eye Hospital
Opp Saveetha Dental College,
10, Poonamallee High Rd 
Noombal Icon, Goparasanallur
Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600077
Contact Person: Ms. Revathy 
Tel: 044 – 40956100
Email : chennai.ip@aravind.org
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Discourse on Includabiity – Approaches, Experiences and Way Forward Read More
​Job interview for HI candidates was held at Wipro- Sriperumbudur Unit on 11th February 2019. 
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LC Project Nagapattinam and AFI Trust conducts a Job Mela for Persons with Disabilities in IELC Campus, 47, Eldams Road, Teynampet, Chennai 600018. Read More
LC Project Nagapatinam - EU India livelihood project  in association with National Career Service Centre for differently abled, Chennai conducts a free job oriented Six months certificate course  for persons with disabilities Read More
International conference on 'Access to Livelihoods' for persons with disabilities on 14th June 2017 at Bangalore, India to bring together multiple stakeholders and sectors from over 30 project locations from six countries.  Read More
Cheshire Homes India, Mumbai cordially invite you to Bethlehem House, Opp. Canossa Convent, Andheri (East) on the Occasion of formal Inauguration of &lsquo Sensory Garden for Children with Disabilities’  at 4 00 p.m. on Saturday the 20th May 2017 Read More
One Day training on Computers and Mobile based assistive technology software and devices for persons with visual impairments.at Nagapattinam on 19th March 2017 by LC Project Nagapattinam (LRC Cuddalore). Read More
Annual Planning and Refresher Training for Livelihoods Project Partner teams under LCD EU India Access to livelihoods for persons with disabilities programme
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Totally 1289 Person with Disabilities registered and assessed for livelihood opportunities from various parts of the state in One day at the camp in Udamalpet, a semi urban town in Tamilnadu  Read More
Workshop on “Inclusive employment opportunities for persons with disabilities” On 21 February 2017, 10 AM to 1 PM at Hotel Beverly, 17, Rajarathinam road (Behind Ega Theatre), Kilpauk, Chennai
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EFICOR Livelihood Resource Centre, Delhi observed the World Disability Day with participation of many persons with disabilities including the volunteers from various MNCs. Read More
Cheshire Homes India-Mumbai are holding "Celebrating Ability 2016" at Cheshire Home starting 30th November and culminating on Saturday, 3rd December 2016 with a cultural evening. Read More
Cheshire Homes India, Bangalore Unit is organizing a Marathon/Walkathon on 4th December 2016 as part of observing International Day of Persons with Disabilities.  This event will bring the Public and the Corporate Sector in one platform resulting in the much-needed awareness of the cause. Read More
Special Need Assessment Camp for Persons with Disabilities - A Saturation Initiative by Cheshire Homes, Livelihoods Resource Centre (LRC), Coimbatore and GVG Group of Companies  Read More
The conference will be a dynamic and interactive event evolved from the experiences gained by Leonard Cheshire Disability and its partners across the globe and our valuable engagement with various stakeholders such as corporate sector/employers, government institutions and policy makers, training institutions, civil society organizations, disabled peoples’ organizations, media, financial institutions, etc. Read More
Kolkata LRC organized a Round Table Discussion on infrastructure and Interiors to promote Inclusivity - a Barrier Free environment on 27th September at Kolkota Read More
Vocational Rehabilitation Centre (VRC), Chennai and LC Project Nagapattinam jointly organise Job Fair Exclusively for Persons with Disabilities on 17th June 2016 Read More
On 19th March 2016, LC Project Nagapattinam is organizing Disability Equality Training at Hotel Beverely, Chennai.  The main objective of the program is to motivate the employers to recruit People with Disabilities in their workplace and discussion about workplace accommodation. Read More
On 23rd March 2016, Leonard Cheshire Disability, Bangladesh is organizing a Workshop on Employment of Persons with Disabilities and Role of Media & Corporate Sector  at
National Institute of Local Government (NILG), Dhaka, Bangladesh. Honorable Minister Mr. Hasanul Huq Inu, MP, Ministry of Information,  
Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh is expected to be the Chief Guest of the programme.
 
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On 26th February 2016,  "Inclusive Employment Opportunities for Persons With Disabilities" - A sensitisation workshop is organized by  EFICOR Livelihoods Resource Centre, Delhi for employers, training institutions, NGOs and other stakeholders as per the details given below.
 
 Venue-  Piccadily, Centre Complex, Janakpuri District Centre,
                 Block A1, Janakpuri, New Delhi, Delhi 110058, 
                  Phone:011 4123 4123
 
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Rotarians of Bangalore Peenya invite you to the 19th edition of Annual Mega Limb Camp from 2-8th January 2016

2500+ people of all ages, visit this camp to avail the following services completely free of cost:
  1. Artificial limb
  2. Arm to amputees
  3. Callipers for Polio affected.
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On 3rd December 2015, Cheshire Homes India, Serampore has organized a rally to sensitise people on disability equality, inclusive education and economic empowerment of people with disabilities Read More
The World Mental Health Day was observed by Cheshire Homes India, Coimbatore on 10th October 2015 at Coimbatore. Dr. K. Vijaya Karthikeyan., I.A.S., Commissioner -  Coimbatore Corporation presided over the function along with our Special Invitees, Mr. Chandrasekar, District Differently abled officer, Mrs. Karuna – Vice President – IMA, Our Patient residents, various type of differently abled, our Committee members, Staff and General community.
As part of the event, Livelihoods Resource Centre (LRC), Coimbatore shortlisted 20 People with disabilities and were given self -employment kits like Shop alteration, Lamination machine, Electronic Weight machine,  Petty Shop provision, Bakery shop provision, Display bottles etc., The GVG group of companies sponsored Rs.70000/- Seventy Thousand) towards purchase of self-employment kit.  Some sports activities was organized for people with disabilities during this day, Prizes have been distributed to winners by our Chief Guest. Over 100 people with disabilities participated in this function. Read More
Leonard Chesire Disability partner organization in Bangladesh, Centre for Services and Information on Disability (CSID) supporting youth to participate in the conference on Global Information Technology Challenge for Youth with Disabilities Read More
As a part of the International week of the Deaf, LRC Kolkata jointly organized an awaress rally in association with Graham Bell Centre for the Deaf, at Pandua on 23rd Sept 2015. Read More
On 25th July 2015, Cheshire Homes India, Bangalore organized a Job Fair for Person with disabilities between the age group of 19-35 at Bangalore. Over 300 candidates and 20 employers attended the Job Fair Read More
On 25th July-2015, the Livelihoods Resource Centre (LRC) organized the mobilization camp for people with disabilities  at Tirupur Read More
Disability Equality Training for employers - 19th June 2015 in Chennai Read More

Cheshire Homes India, Coimbatore and Leonard Cheshire Disability have jointly organized a workshop on  "Disability Equality Training" on 24th Feb.2015 at Coimbatore Institute of Technology. 56 participants participated from 31 different industry sectors. The session enabled delegates gain confidence to include and support people with disabilities in the workplace and for companies to be disability friendly.

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Recruitment Drive organized in February 2015 by the Livelihoods Resource Centre managed by Cheshire Homes India, Bangalore resulted in 73 People with Disabilities (PWDs) getting jobs. The placement sector included 15 PwDs joined in Retail sector, 36 in IT/BPO, 9 in Manufacturing industry, 7 Hospitality, 2 Service sector and 4 in Garment sector. More than 30 employers participated in the Job fair. Read More
Participatory Creative Workshop Visualising PAIN:
Sunday 5th May 10 am – 4 pm
Celebration and sharing Event:
Friday 10th May – 10.30 am - 3.30 pm
Venue: CoworkIn, Sector-39, Gurgaon
Facilitators: Mariana Gomes Gonçalves, Himani Gupta, Dr Anubha Mahajan, Dr Deborah Read More