[AI] Court wants flexible rules for blind job seekers

pamnani kanchanpamnani at hotmail.com
Sun Mar 9 21:34:27 EDT 2008


Does anybody have more details on this matter? What were the relaxations 
being sought? What really happened in Court? Where is the Petition and final 
order?
Please share Kanchan
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From: "V. Balakrishnan" <vataran77 at verizon.net>
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Subject: [AI] Court wants flexible rules for blind job seekers


> Dear list members,
>
> This is encouraging news from the Delhi court.
>
> V. Balakrishnan
>
> Court wants flexible rules for blind job seekers
> Indo Asian News Service
> Sat, Mar 8 07:16 PM
>
> New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has asked the Delhi
> government to
> consider relaxing rules for blind candidates appearing in job-oriented
> competitive examinations.
> A division bench of Justices T.S. Thakur and Aruna Suresh Friday asked the
> government to treat visually handicapped applicants with more sensitivity.
> The court was hearing a public interest petition (PIL) filed by the Blind
> Persons Association of India seeking relaxation of procedures for visually
> challenged students appearing in various job-related examinations across 
> the
> country.
> It directed the Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board to examine the
> association's representative and also consider such applicants' 
> difficulties.
>
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