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Barring a few, most states and UTs ignored the guidelines to help persons with disabilities during the lockdown

Barring a few, most states and UTs ignored the guidelines to help persons with disabilities during the lockdown

published Published on : May 22, 2020

A recent survey conducted by National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP) -- a Delhi-based non-profit organisation -- shows how persons with disabilities in the country were disproportionately affected by the COVID–19 crisis. The report by NCPEDP has observed that persons with disabilities, particularly those from economically deprived sections, went through severe hardship during the lockdown. Without sufficient access to food or money, many of them faced hunger...

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Suggested resources to understand the COVID-19 crisis better

published Published on : Apr 27, 2020
Suggested resources to understand the COVID-19 crisis better

These days a lot many articles, reports, documents, etc. are appearing in the public domain on Coronavirus infection and related issues. An attempt has been made in the present news alert to put together in one place some of the best articles, reports, blogs, webinars,...

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Recent reports predict gloomy days ahead for the overall economy

published Published on : Apr 18, 2020
Recent reports predict gloomy days ahead for the overall economy

Most reports and studies by official agencies, international think tanks and private entities indicate the cataclysmic impact of coronavirus pandemic on economy and society. They anticipate that lockdowns imposed by various countries across the globe to reduce the exponential diffusion of COVID-19 (i.e. for flattening...

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