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Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment


Govt proposes new fund-sharing pattern for scholarship scheme for SC students

July 07, 2019 5:14 pm

So far, the scheme is being run on the concept of committed liability and due to this maximum part of the financial burden had to be borne by state governments and UT administrations in 2017-18 and 2018-19.

OBC sub-categorisation panel gets 6th extension

May 29, 2019 7:02 am

In its orders issued on May 21, two days before the results of the General Election, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment extended the Commission’s tenure for another two months beyond the current deadline of May 31.

Vocational training gives reformed addicts a fresh start

November 08, 2014 11:06 am

De-addiction programme adds another dimension to post-recovery life , gives avenues to earn livelihood

Rights groups seek passing of disability Bill in Parliament

December 28, 2013 2:15 am

Expressing disappointment over the inordinate delay on part of Parliament in introducing the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill,disability rights groups are planning to hold candlelight vigils in various parts of the country and outside the Vice President’s house as a sign of protest.

Soon,facilities for the physically challenged at all police stations

November 16, 2013 1:11 am

Delhi Police is now in the process of making arrangements for the physically challenged at all police stations and unit offices.

Centre mulling change of definition of rape to make it gender-neutral

March 14, 2014 12:30 pm

Assaults on eunuchs often go undetected as only a woman can be 'raped' in India.

Less than Rs 2 lakh p.a. may make family EBC

July 11, 2013 10:07 pm

Centre is set to consider households with less than Rs 2 lakh p.a. as EBCs.

Allow scribes with science background for blind candidates in IIT-JEE exam: HE tells exam body

April 05, 2013 1:36 am

Providing relief to a visually challenged student scheduled to take the IIT-JEE exam this year,the Delhi High Court has directed the IIT-JEE examination control body to follow the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and allow him to take the exam with the help of a writer who has studied science at least up to class XI.

No reservation for AIIMS nursing posts,disabled candidates turn to court

February 07, 2011 2:55 am

Three years after the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment introduced a mandatory three per cent reservation in nursing staff posts for orthopaedically challenged candidates.