[AI] Daily Eyeway Alerts

Eyeway Helpdesk helpdesk at eyeway.org
Fri Jul 3 04:49:55 PDT 2015

Dear Listers:

Greetings from the Eyeway Helpdesk for the day!

The Daily Eyeway Alerts for today are:

1. Event Alert-

All India Confederation of the Blind is organising All India Madanlal
Khandelwal Braille Essay Competition. There will be two groups of
competitors—one Junior group up to the age of 25 years and the second
Senior group from the age of above 25 years. Group-wise topics for the
essay competition are: Junior group (Hindi): “Bhavishya mein Drishtiheenon
ke liye upyogee nye takneekee upkaran—kya or kyon?.” Junior group
(English): “Your priorities for new technological devices required for the
visually impaired in future and why.” Senior group (Hindi): “Social
Media—Upyogita Va Dushparinam.” Senior group (English): “Social
Media—merits and demerits.” The essay should be written by the blind
participants in Hindi or English. The Competition carries certificates and
three cash prizes of Rs.  6000, 4,000 and 2,000 for junior group and Rs.
8000, 5000 and 3000 for senior group in each language.  Last date for
receipt of essays in Braille in AICB office shall be 30th September, 2015.
Contact: No.  9810684208, Email: aicbdelhi at yahoo.com. More at

2. News Alerts-

Supreme Court Orders Compensation of Rs. 1.8 Crore to Chennai Girl in
Medical Negligence Case. The Tamil Nadu government has to pay the sum to a
18-year-old girl who lost her vision at birth due to medical negligence at
a government-run hospital. The girl, who is now 18 years old, was born
prematurely at the government hospital in Chennai's Egmore. But she was
discharged from the hospital without a retinopathy test, a must for
preemies. More at

A visually impaired officer has been appointed the vice-principal at the
Punjab jail training school, Patiala, in an alleged violation of the
Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA). Eyebrows were raised on Amarjit
Singh’s appointment, ordered by the Home Department on June 30, as many
other “eligible” officials were allegedly ignored in the recruitment
process. More at

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