RRD’s initiative to employ orthopedically challenged

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Onkyo Braille Essay Contest in the Asian Region – Deadline 31st July 2012

Ref: AICB/O-4/2012                                                                         Dated: 03.07.2012

Sub:  7th Onkyo Braille Essay Contest in the Asian Region.

Asian Blind Union’s Secretariat has informed that they propose to hold 7th Onkyo Braille Essay Contest in the Asian region.  Information in this regard has recently been received from the Secretariat.  Participants who are interested to take part in the essay contest, they should send their essays to this office latest by 31st July, 2012.  No essay thereafter shall be accepted.  On the envelop name of the competition (Onkyo Braille Essay Competition) must be mentioned.

 

The detailed rules and procedure for the Contest are given below:

(i)            The participants can write on any one of the following topics:

a)    How can the UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) change the lives of persons with visual impairment?

b)    How can organizations of persons with visual impairment become the only representative of persons with visual impairment in their relating issues?

c)    Braille in spite of the new technologies for the blind.

d)    The right to establish a family requires fair opportunities for the Blind.

(ii)          The Essay should be written by the blind participants in English or Hindi in Braille on Braille slate or Braille typewriters and not on computers.

(iii)             Maximum length of the Essay should not exceed to 1200 words.  The Essay should also include   applicant’s name, age, title and other details to be covered within the maximum number of words allowed.

(iv)            There will be two groups of competitors—one Junior group up to the age of 25 years and the second Senior group above the age of 25 years. We suggest that the visually impaired participants from junior group should also be motivated to participate in the context.

v) The Essays must be completely original in nature.

vi)      The Competition has separate prizes for junior and senior groups.

Prizes for the winners above age of 25 years

a)    First prize USD1000

b)    Second prize USD 500

c)    Third prize USD 200

Prizes for the winners below age of 25 years

a)    First prize USD 500

b)    Second prize USD 300

c)    Third prize USD 200

You are requested to give widest possible publicity to this event so that Indian participants could take part and win the prizes.

With kind regards,

Yours sincerely,

(J.L. KAUL)

SECRETARY GENERAL

All India Confederation of the Blind

Mob: 9810684208

website: http://www.aicb.in/

 

Information Courtesy

Disha Foundation

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She fought! She got! Hail Dalma Rushdi Malhas!

One of the most conservative middle east state, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia who even prevents their women hold a driving license has granted permission for Dalma Rushdi Malhas, a 20 year old show-jumper to represent Saudi in London Olympics. She has already won bronze in 2010 Youth Olympics in Singapore.  After 2010 Youth Olympics she said that she would one day compete alongside male Saudi Olympic athletes.

For news on this, check the below link

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304458604577486893142900090.html?mod=dist_smartbrief

RIO+20! What is that?

RIO+20. The landscape approach. What is that really? The collaborators UN Environment Programme, the Food and Agriculture Organization, the International Fund for Agricultural Development, the World Resources Institute, and Conservation International and many other claims it to be a great amalgamation of “eco-agriculture”, “forest landscape restoration”, “territorial development”, “model forests”, “foodsheds”, “participatory watershed management”, “community-based natural resource management”, “biological corridors”, and many other connected concepts. Lets take a look into what it really is and what it means to the future!.

For news on this, check the below link

http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95670/RIO-20-The-landscape-approach

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Now every child can live past 5!

Pneumonia and Diarrhea are still a major cause of child mortality in many poor countries. Lets take a look into What UN does to control malnutrition and vaccine preventable diseases to make sure every child lives upto 5 years.

 

For news on this, check the below link

http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/14/opinion/calvin-un-child-survival/index.html

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TATA-BHEL Scholarship – 23rd June 2012

TATA-BHEL Scholarship

Last date for Application Online or offline is Saturday 23 June 2012.

So hurry! Your dreams are waiting for you.

Foundation For Acadenic Excellence and Access (FAEA), invities application for  Scholarship for the year 2012-13 to pursue Undergraduate studies in Arts/Commerce/Science/Medical /Engineering and other Technical and Professional Disciplines at any University /Institution/College of India

Eligibility: Students belonging to socially and economically disadvantaged sections, preference will be given to students in

(i) BPL/SC/ST cartegory

(ii) Students who have passed Class XII from a recognized board in india

(iii) Ist year under-graduate students.

Interested candidate should apply online /Offline mode . Last Date to apply 23rd June 2012

Link to online application : http://faeaindia.org/newapps/default.asp

Link to offline application(pdf) : http://faeaindia.org/ApplicationformManual.pdf

Instruction Sheet for applicants

  1. The Application form has 33 questions and requires you to provide details of at least one referee.
  2. When you submit the form successfully you will receive a “Confirmation Code” which should be kept note of for future correspondence with FAEA.
  3. Documents relating to verification will be called at a later stage. Please do not send any certificates now.
  4. Attempt to influence in any manner shall lead to immediate rejection of your application.
  5. In case you require any clarification regarding the online application, please send e-mail at inquiry@faeaindia.org. Please note that no other form of communication will be entertained including telephone call, conventional mail, fax etc.

 

Contact Us

Foundation for Academic Excellence and Access (FAEA)
C-25, Qutab Institutional Area
New Mehrauli Road
New Delhi – 110 016.

Phone: +91 11 4168 9133
Fax: +91 11 4168 9133
E-mail: inquiry@faeaindia.org

1.      Kindly Find the Enclosed Detail Advertisement in E-mail Attachment.

2.      Please Apply to Accomplish Your Funding & Dream.

3.      Please Ensure To Display The Above Advertisement at EYE Catching Area For Better Reach….

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Street Symphony – A Musical theraphy

Robert Gupta and his Street Symphony group is creating magic through music. Indeed a great deed by transforming people’s lives for good.

Check this news article from good magazine below to see the potential and power of music.

http://www.good.is/post/street-symphony-brings-some-of-the-world-s-greatest-musicians-to-skid-row/