Tag: Divyangs

‘Deprived Of Govt Allowance’, Divyangs & Widows Suffer In Odisha

They are helpless, they are deprived. Some of them are widows, others physically challenged. Allegedly, none has received govt allowance for the last 5-6 months. These visuals are from Anandapur area in Keonjhar distict.

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  • Sunday, 25 September 2022
Divyangs cover 104 km on wheelchair to visit Puri Srimandir

Puri: Two divyang youths covered 104 kilometre on wheelchairs and reached Puri today for darshan of Lord Jagannath in Srimandir. Yesterday night, on the eve of Independence Day, Kamalakant Nayak and Prashant Nayak started their journey from Olatpur’s Swami Vivekanand National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research (SVNIRTAR). After traveling for 12 hours, the duo […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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Odisha in a fix over finding beneficiaries for disability pension scheme

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government is in a fix to find the eligible beneficiaries as per the criteria laid out by the central government for the Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme (IGNDPS). Out of the number of divyang’s identified by the Odisha government, many do not match the eligibility criteria set for IGNDPS for which […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Postal Ballot For Voters Above 80, Divyangs: EC Starts Work On Guidelines

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Monday said it has started working on detailed guidelines to allow those above 80 years of age and people with disabilities to use postal ballot to cast their vote. The disabled and people over 80 years of age can now cast their vote through postal ballot, the government said […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
'Super 22' Showcases How Grit Conquers All Odds

Bhubaneswar: Time and again divyangs have proved that they can excel in almost every field – and how could cinema and acting be far. With an aim to provide a platform to such talents, Ollywood actor Sabyasachi Mishra and social welfare organization Smile Please jointly organized ‘Super 22’ show in Bhubaneswar on Monday to showcase […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Two Divyang Men Spread Light Of Education In Odisha

Puri/Keonjhar: If one can muster the will, then no path is difficult and no obstacle is insurmountable. Two men from two different places in Odisha have exemplified such will and determination in the face of adversity. Despite being a divyang, Kalandi of Narua village under Gop block in Puri district has been striving hard to […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021