Making the Paralympics count

Source: This post is based on the article “Making the Paralympics count” published in The Hindu on 1st September 2021. Relevance: Paralympics empowering disabled people Synopsis: This is the chance to improve the conditions of the disabled pursuing sports and to refresh the way we view disability. Context: About 2.2% of the Indian population is… Continue reading Making the Paralympics count

Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment to Flag-Off ‘Operation Blue Freedom – Land World Record at Siachen Glacier’

Source: PIB About the news: Recently, The Government of India has permitted a team of people with disabilities to scale Siachen Glacier. The team of people with disabilities was trained by ‘Team CLAW’ a team of Armed Forces veterans. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment will flag off this operation on the Independence Day Operation Blue… Continue reading Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment to Flag-Off ‘Operation Blue Freedom – Land World Record at Siachen Glacier’