[AI] Fw: India: New career options for visually challenged.

Subramani L lsubramani at deccanherald.co.in
Thu Aug 2 01:35:27 EDT 2007


What has this got to do with NGO's? IF you are suggesting that situation
is not so good as it is widely reported, I would agree, but you can't
hold Ngo's responsible for people committing suicide out of desperation
or for the unhelpful administrations. 

Subramani

-----Original Message-----
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dr.u.n.sinha narain
Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2007 12:35 AM
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Subject: Re: [AI] Fw: India: New career options for visually challenged.

dear list members,
it is a congratulating work for associations working in India that 13
physically challenged in Benaras took poison and out of four
reportedly died and rest are struggling for their lives in hospital
while rest are struggling for life as government ordered to remove
their vending shops at varanasi; reported by Hindustan Hindi August 1,
2007 and it is also reported that u.p. administration is making
eligation for this kind of provocation on their leaders and media;
reports Ndtv August 2 2007.
______
truly new opportunities are comming for handicaps since disability law
enacted by parliament in this way. congratulations for all the
associations related to disabled

On 7/30/07, Pradeep banakar <pradeep_banakar at yahoo.co.in> wrote:
>
> ----- Original Message -----
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> Sent: Sunday, July 29, 2007 10:38 AM
> Subject: India: New career options for visually challenged.
>
>
> >
> > India:  New career options for visually challenged.
> >
> >
> > Economic Times - India
> > 23 Jul, 2007.
> >
> >
> > NEW DELHI: With beauty and personal care sector coming up as one of
the
> > fastest-growing in India, it is also offering a chance for the
visually
> > impaired
> > to break the traditional mould and look for new career
opportunities.
> >
> > Some 50 visually challenged people have undergone training in
therapeutic
> > massage since the Blind Relief Association, New Delhi, started a
course in
> > collaboration
> > with the Vandana Luthra Curls and Curves (VLCC) Institute three
years ago.
> >
> > "It is a vocational course mainly aimed at imparting scientific
training
> > to
> > the blind in massaging and body therapy techniques to help them
become
> > self-reliant,"
> > says A David, the project manager of the Association who designed
the
> > course, open for both men and women who passed eighth standard with
> > science
> > as one
> > of the subjects.
> >
> > Covering relaxation and therapeutic massage, pressure point massage
and
> > aromatherapy, the three-month course is recognised by the VLCC,
which
> > imparts training
> > to the instructors and awards certificate to the students.
> >
> > Four batches have passed out since the course was started in 2004,
and
> > while
> > some 15 visually impaired students are working independently,
several have
> > opened their own massage parlours, providing jobs to others, says
Rampal
> > Singh, who is working as an instructor. The Association is also
providing
> > self-employment
> > and placement assistance.
> >
> > "We are imparting the training free of cost to equip the visually
> > challenged
> > to make a career for themselves," Yogesh Sethi, the CEO of VLCC
Health
> > Care
> > Ltd, says.
> >
> >
> >
>
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/News/News_By_Industry/New_career_opt
ions_for_visually_challenged/articleshow/2226470.cms
> >
> >
> >
> >
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