Ministry Of Social Justice And Empowerment
Ministry of social justice and empowerment, Latest News
The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is a Government of India ministry. It is responsible for welfare, social justice and empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalised sections of society, including scheduled castes, Other Backward Classes, the disabled, the elderly, and the victims of drug abuse.
Exclusion of any caste other than SC/ST from 2021 Census, a conscious policy decision: Centre to SC
The Centre has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court and said the exclusion of any caste other than Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe from the purview of the upcoming 2021 Census is a "conscious policy decision" taken by Central government. ...
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment to celebrate 'Sign Language Day' today
On the occasion of Sign Language Day today, the Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC), an autonomous body within the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerm ...
Union Minister Virendra Kumar launches PM-Daksh portal, PM Daksh mobile app to promote skill development
Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Dr Virendra Kumar launched 'PM-DAKSH' portal and 'PM-DAKSH' mobile app that is developed by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, in collaboration with National E-Governance Division (NeGD), ...
Delhi HC issues notices to Social Justice Ministry and Delhi Govt on disabled lawyer's plea for financial assistance
The Delhi High Court on Saturday has issued notices to the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Delhi government, and others on a petition filed by a 68-year-old advocate, suffering from disability in her right hand and has no source of income ...
Maharashtra: Dedicated health clinic for transgender people to be started in Pune
As transgender people often face discrimination at hospitals, a clinic is being started in Maharashtra that will provide basic healthcare facilities to them including counselling sessions and lab tests. ...
Mandatory online certification of disability through UDID portal from June 1
The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) on Thursday made it mandatory for all states and Union Territories to grant a certificate of disability through online mode only using the UDID portal. ...
Ministry of social justice issues directions to facilitate COVID-19 vaccination of senior citizens
Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Rattan Lal Kataria on Tuesday issued directions to officers of the ministry for taking necessary steps to facilitate the COVID-19 vaccination of senior citizens. ...
On PM's directions, UP CM taking stringent actions; Social Justice Ministry keeping tab: MoS on Hathras incident
The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, which has taken cognisance of the murder and alleged rape of a 19-year-old woman in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, is following up the developments in the case. ...