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India signs the WIPO Treaty
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India signs the WIPO Treaty

India signs the WIPO treaty and has also announced that it is likely to ratify the treaty in May, making it the first country to ratify the treaty.

Lotus College of Optometry - Receives Vision Plus Award for Best Optometry (Eye care)

Vision Plus Awards is an effort to honour those who have excelled in the field of vision-care and eye-wear fashion in the past year.

TOI manifesto for minority voices: Enable the disabled, tap a 130-million-plus vote bank

NEW DELHI: Most political parties may see the disabled as a niche constituency, but they could actually be a formidable vote bank.

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Fidelity Information Services (FIS), Gurgaon participate in Sightsavers’ Donate a Colour Campaign on Holi

Employees at Fidelity Information Services (FIS), Gurgaon, decided to bring colours to the lives of the visually impaired this Holi!

Sensitisation-Workshop
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Sightsavers organises sensitisation workshop

Sightsavers (India) conducted a workshop at the ITC Sonar Bangla to discuss the status of vision problems in the country and the role corporates can play.

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Sightsavers’ Director wins Women Super Achiever Award Ahead of Women's Day

Ahead of this year’s international women’s day Sightsavers’ Director of Global Advocacy, Elizabeth Kurian was presented with the Women Super Achiever award.

Tactile tricolour for visually impaired

MUMBAI: Shortly before India celebrates Republic Day, a group of citizens launched an "accessible" version of the national flag for visually impaired.

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Sightsavers Project Drishti for Disability: Book Release and Video Launch

On 20th January 2014 Sightsavers released a Programme Document around “Effectiveness of DPO in Empowering People with Disability”.

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Disabled Must Get Access to Quality Education

The International Council on Education of Persons with Visual Impairment (ICEPVI) concluded its Eastern Regional Conference at Ravenshaw University.

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Implement SC Verdict on Job Quota for persons with disabilities (PWDs)

The State must implement the Supreme Court’s judgment to provide three per cent job reservation for persons with disabilities,” said Supreme Court counsel.

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