The Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Anudan scheme is applicable for destitute persons aged below 65 years, orphan children, the differently-abled, those suffering from TB, cancer, AIDS, leprosy and other critical illnesses.
The railway ministry said a total of 73,837 eunuchs were arrested during 2015 and till January this year while extorting money from passengers. The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has been regularly conducting special drives to check such instances, officials said.
According to police, the four accused took the transgender to a deserted place near a cab station in Sahiwal district, around 250 kms from Lahore, on Thursday and set him on fire after he resisted their attempt to sexually assault him.
The third genders, who are part of 'Samanwaya', an exclusive continuing education programme for them designed by the state Literacy Mission, can enjoy safe stay at shelter homes till the completion of the course.
The HC referred to a Supreme Court judgment in the National Legal Services Authority versus Union of India case while disposing of an appeal filed by the chairman, Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services, Recruitment Board, against a single judge order.
State Women and Child Welfare Ministry was entrusted with the responsibility of setting up the board which prepared the broad framework for implementing education, health, and housing policies as well as generating employment opportunities for transgenders.
In a viral video doing the rounds, a transgender employee of the Kochi metro makes a passionate appeal, “When you look at me, don’t look twice. I want you to look at me, and just see a person doing a job.” Kerala Metro Limited’s ambitious Koch metro train project was launched on June 17. One […]