21September2019

Andaman Chronicle

The Daily Diary of the Islands

National Awards for Empowerment of Persons with Disability; Entries Invited

Port Blair, Aug 18: The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, New Delhi is implementing the Scheme of National Awards for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities. This year too, National awards for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities shall be conferred on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities i.e. on 3rd December, 2019 in the various categories viz. Best employee/Self-employed with Disabilities, Best Employer and placement Officer or Agency, Best Individual and institution working for the cause of persons with Disabilities, Role Model, Best Applied Research/Innovation or Product Development aimed at improving the life of persons with Disabilities, Outstanding work in the creation of Barrier-free Environment for the persons with Disabilities, Best District in providing rehabilitation service, Best State Channelizing Agency of the National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation, Outstanding Creative Adult persons with Disabilities, Best creative child with Disabilities, Best Braille Press, Best Accessible Website, Best State in promoting empowerment of persons with Disabilities and implementation of Accessible India Campaign, Best Sportsperson with Disability. 

Applications in the prescribed format (which is available in advertisement hosted on the website www.disabilitiyaffairs.gov.in) should be submitted to the Directorate of Social Welfare by August 26, 2019, so as to forward to the Ministry by 30th August 2019 accompanied by two passport sized photograph (in the case of individuals) and bio-data along with summary of achievements and documents in support thereof, Draft citation (not exceeding one page).