Shouldn't then this news become more important for us? The ministry
proposes to provide Rs 2000 to buy reading softwares. Its an
appropriate time NGOs working for the blind start lobbying with the
ministry.

On 10/19/16, bhawani shankar verma <bsvermad...@gmail.com> wrote:
> what is for the blind in this news? most of such schemes only covers
> orthopedically handicapped and there is nothing for blind and MR.
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "avinash shahi" <shahi88avin...@gmail.com>
> To: "accessindia" <accessindia@accessindia.org.in>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 6:16 PM
> Subject: [AI] Rural Development Ministry: Govt plans allowance for disabled
> people who get jobs
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>> The Narendra Modi government plans an incentive for disabled people to
>> get jobs, in the latest addition to the slew of benefits for rural
>> India.
>> http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/govt-plans-allowance-for-disabled-people-who-get-jobs/story-NnjQwtpkgdcXHBHrxB44oJ.html
>> A minimum of Rs 26,000 will be given to each disabled people who
>> participate in the government’s ambitious skill development programme
>> and get a job. “Be it private sector or a government job, a disabled
>> candidate will get these benefits,” said rural development secretary
>> Amarjit Sinha.
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>> The latest benefit comes amid the centre’s renewed outreach to the
>> disabled people who form 2.1% of India’s population. With these
>> incentives, the government hopes it will encourage disabled people to
>> join skill developments courses that are aimed to reap the demographic
>> dividend. India has 21 million people suffering from one form of
>> disability or the other.
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>> The incentives include accommodation allowance of Rs 3000 for 2 to 6
>> months. Uniform allowance of Rs 3000 as disabled people has higher
>> chances of soiling their dresses. Rs 5000 to buy wheel chairs or
>> calipers or Rs 2000 for teaching aids like reading softwares.
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>> “We have also identified areas where disabled people can work easily
>> and deliver best results. If given proper training, they can get
>> better jobs and earn more money,” said Sinha.
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>> The latest step for the welfare of disabled people comes after the
>> Parliament enacted the law on Rights of persons with Disabilities. The
>> law conferred several rights and entitlements to disabled persons.
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>> “Department of empowered persons with disabilities may kindly explore
>> the feasibility for providing for the provisions as part of any skill
>> development provisions,” says a note of the rural development
>> ministry.
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>> The government has also asked different departments to make offices
>> and training centres more disabled-friendly.
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>> “We have also identified areas where disabled people can work easily
>> and deliver best results. If given proper training, they can get
>> better jobs and earn more money,” said Sinha.
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>> The latest step for the welfare of disabled people comes after the
>> Parliament enacted the law on Rights of persons with Disabilities. The
>> law conferred several rights and entitlements to disabled persons.
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>> the feasibility for providing for the provisions as part of any skill
>> development provisions,” says a note of the rural development
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>> and training centres more disabled-friendly.
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>> Avinash Shahi
>> Doctoral student at Centre for Law and Governance JNU
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