The University of Delhi will soon open a disability research center to make education more inclusive, a university spokesman said on Friday.
At the webinar, officials said that several courses would begin within the center, including a course on building computers and technology.
“Delhi University is opening a center for the Study of Disability, where several programs will be present. The aim of the center is to make education and governance more inclusive,” said Bipin Kumar Tiwari, Special Envoy of the University’s Office of Equality.
He said the center would pay special attention to sign language. “We plan to launch several computer courses and advanced training within the center, “he said.
The webinar is organize to educate students about the booking policy to support minority and underprivilege students in the ongoing admissions process.
Officials have stated that 5% of the total sanctions in each program across all DU universities are reserve for candidates in the Disabled Reference (PwBD) category.
He added that a separate merit list would be announce for candidates who applied under the PwBD quota.
Tiwari said applicants in this category will only be considered if they present a valid certificate or document issued by the relevant issuing authority.
He said each university will set up a complaints committee to deal with complaints that may arise during freshman admissions.
Tiwari said each university will set up a complaints committee to deal with complaints that may arise during freshman admissions. In addition, he added, “we will form a subcommittee to deal with complaints from candidates from the backward classes and minorities”.