January 28, 2020

Information Technology Challenge for Divya Youth (Global it challenge for youth with disability)

Why in the discussion ?

The Global IT Challenge for Youth With Disability, 2018 will be organized in New Delhi on November 9-11, 2018, by Department of Personnel with Disabilities, Department of Social Justice and Empowerment. India is organizing the event this year with the cooperation of the Korean Government and Disability International.

What is the Global IT Challenge for Disabilities



  • This Divya is a capacity-building project for the youth who helps Divya Yudh to deal with the challenges and limitations in the path of achieving their better future. ICT help is taken for this.
  • Through this, digital intervals will be able to be filled and participation of Divya youth in society will be increased.

What will happen under

  • Under this, the competition will be organized in four categories of disability such as visual (visual illumination), hearing (dementia), locomotor disability and development disabilities (developmental disorders), in which 100 Divya youth of 13-21 age group from 18 countries will participate.
  • Countries participating in this event are Indonesia, China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Mongolia, Cambodia, Laos, Philippines, Korea, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, U.A.E., India and U. K. Includes.
  • GITC is organized every year in the Asia-Pacific region. Such events have already happened in Korea, China, Thailand and Vietnam.

an objective

  • Increasing partnerships in the society of Divyang youths in the Asia-Pacific region and reducing digital divisions.
  • Implementation of Inchien Strategy (Target-3)
  • Emphasizing the implementation of Article-21 (related to access to information) of the United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disability, as well as achieving sustainable development goals (4, 9, 17).
  • Implementation of the Third Asian and Pacific Decades (2013-2022) of the people with disabilities which were adopted by the Korean government in 2012.

Why was the need?

  • Information technology has the ability to influence the lives of the lively people and their respective countries.
  • About 1 billion people are affected by disability in the world, which is 15% of the global population. 80% of these resides in developing countries, which have the following ICT Development Index.
  • Due to increase in information division and disability, such people become isolated from the society and become victims of inequality and poverty.


National Legal Service day


  • National Legal Service Day is celebrated on November 9 with the aim of spreading awareness to ensure fair fairness and justice for all citizens.
  • National Legal Service Day (NLSD) was first introduced in 1995 by the Supreme Court of India to provide support and support to the poor and weaker sections of society.

National legal service authority

  • National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) was constituted under the Legal Services Authority Act, 1987 to provide free legal services to the weaker sections of society and to conduct public courts for cordial resolution of the disputes. Has been done with the aim of.
  • The Chief Justice of India is its Chief Protector and the Second Senior Judge of the Supreme Court of India is the Executive Chairman of the Authority.
  • Article 39A provides for the provision of free legal assistance to the poor and weaker sections of society to promote justice on the basis of equality of opportunity. Article 14 and Article 22 (1), obliges the state to ensure equality before the law.

Work of nallas

  • NALSA issues guidelines on the State Legal Services Authority to implement legal aid programs and schemes throughout the country.
  • The responsibility of the State Legal Aid Authority, District Legal Aid Authority, Taluk Legal Aid Committees etc. has been entrusted to the following functions on a regular basis:
  1. Providing free legal assistance to the diaspora.

  3. Conducting Lok Adalats to resolve disputes in a cordial way.

Free legal services

  • To pay court fee and all other charges in any legal proceeding.
  • Providing lawyers in legal proceedings.
  • Receipt of certified copies of orders etc. in legal proceedings.
  • Prepare a paper book including translation and printing of appeals and documents in legal proceedings.

Eligible to get free legal aid

  • Women and children
  • Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribe members.
  • Industrial workers
  • Victims of major disasters such as violence, floods, drought, earthquakes and industrial disasters etc.
  • handicapped people.
  • People kept in custody
  • Those whose annual income is not more than Rs.1,00,000
  • Victims of forced labor or illegal human trade

Legal Services Institute providing free legal services

  • National level – National Legal Services Authority
  • At State level – State Legal Services Authority It is chaired by the Chief Justice of the State High Court which is also its chief patron. A serving or retired judge of the High Court is nominated as its Executive Chairman.
  • At the district level – State Legal Services Authority. The District Judge is the Executive Chairman.
  • At Taluka level – Taluk Legal Services Authority It is headed by a senior civil judge.
  • High Court – High Court Legal Services Authority
  • Supreme Court – Supreme Court Legal Services Authority
The work of above all is to give the work of Nalsa policies and instructions and to provide free legal services to the people and to run Lok Adalats.

preliminary examination

Prelims Facts: November 9, 2018

Fateh Day ( Fateh Divas)

  • After the release of Gwalior fort, Fateh Day is celebrated one day after Diwali on the occasion of the arrival of the sixth Sikh Guru Hargobind (1595-1644) in Amritsar.
  • The Mughal Emperor Jahangir (1605-1627), assuming the threat of Sikh power as a threat, captured Guru Hargobind in the Gwalior fort.
  • Guru Hargobind, according to the order of his father Guru Arjun Singh, formed a strong Sikh army and provided its military quality to Sikhism.

Indian star tortoise ( Indian Star Tortoises)

Recently the Customs officials seized Indian Star Turtles.
  • Star Turtles are protected under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 Schedule IV and the endangered species of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora on the endangered species of wildlife and vegetation.
  • IUCN It is listed under the vulnerable category by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
  • Indian star turtles are found in North-West India (Gujarat, Rajasthan) and South-East Pakistan, East-South Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Eastern Karnataka, Odisha and Sri Lanka.
  • Traditional medicines, food and ‘Pets abroad’ are used to carry out illegal trade in order to meet the growing demand of these turtles.
  • Indian star turtles are found in barbed and grasslands along with semi-arid forests, which is a better place for their hiding and food.
  • Malaysia is a major center of illegal wildlife trade. The main reason for this is that there is no effective implementation of sites here.

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