[AI] Discrimination against blind and other disables in admission of B.Ed courses.

erenuka renukawarriar at gmail.com
Mon Sep 6 06:31:07 EDT 2010


No such discrimination exist in Kerala for admission.  But recently the
government is discouraging the appoinment of the blind teachers saying
that the teaching method has been changed and the blind would find it 
		difficult to follow the new method.
On Mon, 2010-09-06 at 15:41 +0530, gautam wrote:
> Dear Access Indian friends,
> 
> I take this opportunity to bring to your notice one more example of state
> sponsored discrimination against PWD in implementation of theory  of equal
> opportunities, protection of rights and full participation.  I also wish to
> have  your comments and suggestions to initiate the appropriate action.   
> 
>  
> 
> Actually one month back, on the behalf of NFB, Karnataka I filed a RTI
> application to all the B. Ed colleges of the state for seeking the correct
> informations about status of reservation of seats for blind and other
> disables in B. Ed courses.  In response to these  applications what I have
> been informed according to that the persons with more than 75% disability
> are not allowed to seek admission in B. Ed courses in Karnataka.   One of
> the colleges has informed me that they don't give the admission to blind in
> B. Ed courses because they  have no  facilities to teach them.   
> 
>  
> 
> Looking forward for you expertise comments and suggestions on the matter. 
> 
>  
> 
> With regards,
> 
>  
> 
> Gautam Agarwal 
> 
> President,
> 
> National Federation of the Blind
> 
> Karnataka Branch
> 
> Bangalore.
> 
>  
> 
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