Reservation of posts for persons with disabilities and for sports persons in Meghalaya
7th August, 2017: The Government has notified 4% job reservation to persons with disabilities as per Section 34 of the new Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 vide No.PER(AR)150/88/534 dated 07.08.2017
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Designation of a Court of Session to be a Special Court in every District for trial of offences
31st July, 2017: Secretary, Law Department with the concurrence of the Hon'ble Chief Justice, High Court of Meghalaya under Section 84 of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 has designated a Court of Session to be a Special Court in every District for trial of offences for persons with disabilities vide No.LL(B).35/99/269 dated 31.07.2017
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Reservation of admission seats for persons with disabilities in all Meghalaya Government Education Institutions and other Educational Institutions
10th July, 2017: As per Section 32(1) of the new Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, Education Department has notified not less than 5% of seats for admission be reserved for Persons with Disabilities in all Meghalaya Government Education Institutions and other Educational Institutions vide No.EDN.99/99/Pt./675 dated 10.07.2017
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Laying the Annual Report for the year 2015-16 before the Meghalaya State Legislature on 17.03.2017
Awareness Programme on Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016
12th-14th June, 2017: Three Days workshop at the State level for all stake holders viz. Government officials, Local bodies, elected representatives, service providers, community leaders, NGOs, parents etc was held from 12th-14th June, 2017 at Bethany Society Shillong
North East Regional Workshop on Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities
8th-9th March, 2017: The Office of the Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, Meghalaya in collaboration with Ali Yavar Jung National institute of Speech & Hearing Disabilities, was held on 8th & 9th March 2017 at Moreau Institute of Integral Training, Dhankheti, Meghalaya, Shillong
State Level In Service Training and Sensitization Workshop
23rd-24th February, 2017: The Office of the Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, Meghalaya in collaboration with Bethany Society, Laitumkhrah, Shillong, held a two day State Level In Service Training and Sensitization workshop..
Visit of Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities & Deputy Chief Commissioner to Shillong from 8th-10th February 2017
10th February, 2017: Dr. Kamlesh Kumar Pandey, Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities (CCPD) alongwith Dr. Sanjay Kant Prasad Dy. Chief Commissioner visited Shillong from 8th – 10th February, 2017 to review the status of implementation of the Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995 ..
47 Government Websites made accessible to Persons with Disabilities
Observation of International Day for Persons with Disabilities
3rd December, 2016: The State Resource Centre on Disability Affairs in collaboration with the office of the Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities organized the International Day for Persons with Disabilities on 3rd December, 2016...
Training of Trainers programme, Parent training programme and CRE programme for school teachers on inclusive practices & rehabilitation of persons with disabilities
19th to 30th September, 2016: The training of trainers programme on disabilities for 100 participants including Multipurpose Rehabilitation Workers (MRWs) from the State Resource Centre on Disability Affairs, Lady Supervisers from Social Welfare..
Workshop on Access Audit under Accessibility India Campaign (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan) at Montfort Centre for Education, West Garo Hills,Tura
7th September, 2016: A Two day workshop on Accessibility and Access Audit was organised by the office of the Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities in collaboration with CBM India Trust on 8th and 9th September, 2016 at Montfort Centre for Education, West Garo Hills, Tura. Engineers of PWD Building Division, Health Engineering Wing, MUDA, Shillong Municipal Board, Social Welfare officers attended the workshop and were part of the access audit team. Members of the persons with disabilities, students of RIST also attended the workshop. On 8th and 9th September, 2016, the access audit team audited 6 (six) buildings in Garo Hills Districts.
One day workshop on e-Saadhya, an adaptable & accessible e-Learning Framework for Children with Autism & Mild Mental Retardation
2nd September, 2016: The programme was organised in collaboration with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC) on 2nd September, 2016 at Bethany Society, Laitumkhrah, Shillong...
Accessible India Campaign, 2016, Shillong
1st and 2nd August, 2016: Honourable Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, launched an initiative called Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan (also called Accessible India Campaign) on 3rd December, 2015 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi...
Setting up of New Early Diagnostic and Intervention Centre at 4(four) District Head Quarters
12th July 2016: The Early Diagnostic and Intervention Centre (E.D.I.C.) attached to the E.N.T. Department for the assessment of hearing handicapped at Shillong Civil Hospital was inaugurated by A.L. Hek, Minister for Health and Family Welfare at State Resource Centre, Shillong Civil Hospital today ...