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Social Justice and Empowerment


No specially-abled student availed free coaching scholarship scheme from 2019-2022: Parliamentary committee report

March 25, 2022 6:28 pm

The committee said it was displeased to note that only seven students were selected for 2019-20, six for 2020-21 and five for 2021-22, out of the 20 scholarships fixed under the National Overseas Scholarships for the year 2019-20, 2020- 21 and 2021-22.

GSJE issues clarification on 3 SC reserved seats for 372 PSI posts in Gujarat

March 23, 2021 1:07 am

As per a statement issued by the GSJE on Monday, "Recently, a message had gone viral on social media stating that the home department of Gujarat government has released notification for filling up of 300 posts for unarmed PSIs in which SC seat is one and 72 seats for armed PSIs in which SC seats are two."

‘Viklang’ gone but ‘handicapped’ tag continues for five institutes

June 07, 2016 5:16 am

In 2012, Prasanna Kumar Pincha, Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities (CCPD), issued an advisory to the MSJE asking the ministry to do away with the expression ‘handicapped’ while referring to its national institutes.

Cabinet to take up proposals on denotified tribes, 104 castes

January 30, 2014 7:00 am

The new castes in the central list of OBCs have been recommended at various times between 2011 and 2013.

Court comes to aid of deaf-dumb woman,govt to provide rehab

December 17, 2011 2:29 am

Living in shelters for the last 11 years,this 24-year-old deaf and dumb woman never got a chance to be reunited with her family.

Cabinet clears way for 48 more castes in OBC list

November 17, 2011 12:33 am

As a result,people belonging to these castes will be able to access the various benefits of reservation in jobs and education,as was recommended by the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC).

Bhukkal seeks loan waiver for SCs,backward

June 18, 2011 12:56 am

Haryana Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Geeta Bhukkal has urged the Centre to waive loans of members of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes taken from the Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation,as waived for farmers who suffered losses due to natural calamities.

Disability law: Hunger strike called off

June 04, 2010 12:04 am

After the Centre partially conceded their demands,a group of disabled people on Wednesday called off their hunger strike held to protest...