|National IT Challenges for Youth with Disabilities 2017|
|Wednesday, 12 April 2017 10:12|
Government of India
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Department for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities
Antyodaya Bhawan, CGO Complex, New Delhi
Selection of Youth with Disabilities (Age between 13 -19 yrs) for National IT Competition.
This year the Global IT Challenge (GITC) for Youth with Disabilities will be held during September, 2017 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The event is meant for four categories of Youth with Disabilities i.e in the categories of visual impairment, hearing impairment, physical impairment (locomotor) and intellectual /development disorder in the age group 13-19 years. Govt. of India has been requested by the organizer i.e Korean Society for Rehabilitation of Person with Disabilities (KSRPD) to nominate one youth with disability from each of the above categories to participate in the GITC 2017 in Vietnam. The required expenditure towards to and fro air ticket and lodging & boarding will be borne by the organizer for participating in GITC 2017.
2. With a view to finalize nomination of Govt of India to participate in the above event, applications are here by invited from the prospective Youth with Disabilities in the age group of 13 – 19 yrs from the following four categories -
i) Visual Impairment
ii) Hearing impairment
iii) physical impairment (locomotor)
iv) intellectual /development disorder
3. ELIGIBILITY FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE NOMINATION PROCESS ARE:
a) Must be in the age group of 13 -19 yrs in the above four categories
b) Must be able to work with Internet Explorer web browser, MS Office and Scratch Programmes
c) Must be able to communicate in English.
4. On receiving applications, the department will conduct a National IT competition to select the suitable nomination to represent India in the GITC 2016. The competition will be done on the following areas -
5. The venue and the details of the National Competition will be intimated to eligible applicants separately. For participating in the National Competition the applicant shall have to bear the expenditure for their travel. The department will make arrangement for their lodging and boarding along with one escort during their stay at the centre where National competition will be held.
Source: Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), Govt. of India
|Last Updated on Monday, 24 April 2017 11:47|