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Effective steps being taken to control drugs smuggling: Government

Effective steps being taken to control drugs smuggling: Government

07 Jan 2015

New Delhi: Even as BJP ally Shiromani Akali Dal staged dharnas against drug menace in Punjab, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawar Chand Gehlot on Wednesday said the Centre was taking effective steps to control smuggling of drugs to the country.

BJP,   Shiromani Akali Dal,   SAD,   Drug menace,   Punjab drugs,   ,   Union Minister,   Social Justice,   Empowerment,   Thaawar Chand Gehlot,   Drugs smuggling,  
Disability department gets new name

Disability department gets new name

29 Dec 2014

New Delhi: The Department of Disability Affairs (Nishaktata Karya Vibhag) functioning under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has been renamed as the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Viklangjan Sashaktikaran Vibhag).

Department of Disability Affairs,   Nishaktata Karya Vibhag,   Viklangjan Sashaktikaran Vibhag,   Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment,   Disabilities,   ,  
Act against those not implementing disability quota: Parliamentary panel

Act against those not implementing disability quota: Parliamentary panel

21 Dec 2014

New Delhi: A parliamentary committee has recommended appropriate action against "erring authorities" who are not implementing the provisions of the Persons with Disabilities Act, which mandates three percent reservation for the differently abled.

Disability Quota,   Parliamentary Standing Committee,   Department of Disability Affairs,   University Grants Commission,   Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment ,  
BJP MPs protest disruption of Parliament by Congress members

BJP MPs protest disruption of Parliament by Congress members

05 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Amidst repeated disruptions in Rajya Sabha by Congress members over Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's remarks, BJP MPs of the Upper House on Friday gathered before Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Parliament House complex praying for "wisdom" to the protesting members.

BJP,   Congress,   Rajya Sabha,   Union Minister,   Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti,   Minister of Parliament Affairs,   Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi,  Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment,   Thawar Chand Gehlot,  Vijay Goel,   Tarun Vijay,   R Ramakrishna,   Bimla Kashyap Sood,   ,  
Mukul Wasnik asks J&K to conduct fresh survey on manual scavenging

Mukul Wasnik asks J&K to conduct fresh survey on manual scavenging

19 Sep 2012

Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Mukul Wasnik has asked the Jammu and Kashmir government to conduct a fresh survey to ensure that no one is involved in manual scavenging, which is banned by law.

Mukul Wasnik,   Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment,   scavenging Centre,  
Himachal varsity relaxes norms for visually impaired

Himachal varsity relaxes norms for visually impaired

20 Nov 2014

Shimla: In a major relief to the visually impaired and physically challenged, the Himachal Pradesh University in Shimla has allowed them to engage a writer irrespective of his qualification in the exams, an official said on Thursday.

Himachal varsity relaxes norms,   visually impaired,   Vice Chancellor A.D.N. Bajpai,   approved the examination policy,   guidelines of the ministry of social justice and empowerment,   social justice and empowerment for students with disabilities,   Ajai Srivastava,   alternative questions to visually impaired candidate,   in place of map-based questions,   availing the facility of the writer,   ,  
Haryana to send food items, medicines to Jammu and Kashmir

Haryana to send food items, medicines to Jammu and Kashmir

11 Sep 2014

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Thursday announced to send trucks of food items and medicines for the flood-affected people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Haryana Chief Minister,   Bhupinder Singh Hooda,   Jammu and Kashmir,   Principal Secretary,   Social Justice and Empowerment Department,   PK Das ,  
Centre pledges support to Punjab on drug problem

Centre pledges support to Punjab on drug problem

07 Jul 2014

Chandigarh: A three-member delegation from Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment led by its Joint Secretary Ghaza Meenai on Monday pledged ‘all support and cooperation’ to Punjab government in its mission to make the state drug-free.

Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment,   Joint Secretary Ghaza Meenai,   Punjab government,   Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal,   Meenai ,  
Private companies offer jobs to differently-abled people

Private companies offer jobs to differently-abled people

21 Jul 2011

Responding to the call of the Central government to take some affirmative action for supporting the disabled, the corporate sector has stepped in to provide job opportunity for the differently-abled people.

jobs for differently-abled people,   PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry,   job fair for disabled,   Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Mukul Wasnik,  
UPSC row: Delhi High Court refuses to stay preliminary examination for civil services

UPSC row: Delhi High Court refuses to stay preliminary examination for civil services

19 Aug 2014

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to stay the preliminary examination for civil services, but came down heavily on UPSC and various cadre controlling authorities of the Centre for reserving only two seats for visually impaired candidates.

Delhi High Court,   civil services,   UPSC,   Disabilities Act,   NGO Sambhavana,   Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment,  

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