Keyword : Ministry Of Social Justice And Empowerment

We are trying to remove mental barriers: National Trust

National Trust is part of the department of empowerment of persons with disabilities under the ministry of social justice and empowerment. It works in particular for the welfare of people with

Uniform ID for disabled to be issued within a year

A uniform ID will be issued to all disabled citizens of India within a year, said Thaawar Chand Gehlot, union minister for social justice and empowerment, on Monday. “The proc

Poor utilisation of funds meant for disabled by states: Expert

According to the figures released by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, the funds allocated or released under the Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS) in last  three years

Addressing the needs of the elderly

According to estimates population in the age group of 60+ in India is expected to be 11.6 crore this year, 14.3 crore by 2021 and 17.3 crore by 2026. Thus, increase in life expectancy requires focu

The high road to despair

India has 16 crore people who drink and 6.5 crore drug users, a survey by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences estimates. Of those who take alcohol, 5.7 crore have health or dependency probl



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