Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) launched Accessible India Campaign (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan) as a nation-wide Campaign for achieving universal accessibility for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) on December 3,2015. It has three important verticals, namely - the Build Environment, the transportation sector and the ICT ecosystem.
The ADIP Scheme is in operation since 1981 with the main objective to assist the needy disabled persons in procuring durable, sophisticated and scientifically manufactured, modern, standard aids and appliances that can promote their physical, social and psychological rehabilitation by reducing the effects of disabilities and enhance their economic potential.
Guidelines for Providing Financial Assistance under the National Fund for Persons with Disabilities
The National Trust is preparing a registry/directory of all the NGOs/Voluntary Organizations working for the welfare of persons with Autism, Cerberal Palsy, Inellectual Disability and Multiple Disabilities FOR PUBLIC REFERRAL.
Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, way back in February 2013, launched Child Health Screening and Early Intervention Services initiative under the umbrella of the then National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) to provide targeted, comprehensive care to children aged 0-18 years.
NHFDC provides financial assistance in the form of loan to the target group for purchase of assistive devices like screen reader, motorized tricycle, scooty, hearing aid etc. to enhance their employability/improve the prospects of self employment.
India’s Premier Conference on Creating Assistive Technology Solutions 13 – 15 Oct 2022
There is a large, unmet need for assistive technology worldwide. The Global Report on Assistive Technology was developed in response to the World Health Assembly resolution (WHA71.8) on improving access to assistive technology adopted in May 2018. The Global Report is expected to play an instrumental role in setting the global roadmap for improving access to assistive technology for everyone, everywhere.
Suggested citation: Gupta, Niti, Shanal Pradhan, Abhishek Jain and Nayha Patel. 2021. Sustainable Agriculture in India 2021 – What we know and how to scale up. New Delhi: Council on Energy, Environment and Water.
India is growing at a rapid pace and so is the use of technology in the growing sectors of the country. A major mass of the population is still dependent and practicing agriculture as its primary source of income. India has been in a continuous tryst with its farming infra, practices and associated communities since independence.
With an aim to optimize farm-to-market processes, increase farmer revenue and re-align the farmer-government-industry supply chain, Cisco leverages a wide range of modern technologies like big data, data science, field sensor management, satellite data processing, GIs, among others.
Deadline on Feb 5th 2022 | Sign-up now on the TFF Digital Labs. Innovators across the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) region are invited to share their innovative solutions to transform food systems.
Farmers need right-sized technology. Steering tech innovation towards small-scale farming solutions while promoting strong, local food economies across California.
The Agrobiodiversity Innovation Challenge is seeking innovators driven by a passion for solving challenges in the agri-food sector by utilizing or conserving agrobiodiversity.
Collectives for Integrated Livelihood Initiatives (CInI), a nodal agency of Tata Trusts, has brought about change on a large scale in Central India.
Farmers in Andhra Pradesh are forgoing chemical pesticides in favor of natural methods, and everyone is reaping the rewards.