NISH along with the Directorate of Social Justice is conducting 'first of its kind' online Interactive Disability Awareness Seminar (NIDAS). The programme is of 2:30 hrs duration with an hour discussion.
The 16th seminar deals with "Niramaya health insurance scheme: disability Health Insurance Scheme for the welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities". This will be handled by Mr. Venugopalan Nair, State coordinator National trust, State Nodel agency center, Kollam and B. Sreekala, Principal, Asraya, Kollam It is scheduled for 15th February, 2017 (Wednesday).
This online live seminar hosted at NISH will commence 10:30 am. This will be simultaneously presented at all the District Child Protection Units (DCPU) offices for audiences present there via internet.
The two and a half - hour programme in Malayalam aims to reach out across the state to larger numbers of parents and caregivers, who are not aware of the implications of disability.
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Participants should either have a personal computer, laptop or tablet along with reliable high speed internet connectivity, webcam and microphone. Public who wish to participate from DCPU offices in each district may contact the District Child Protection Units nearest to them and avail the telephonic registration process.
Interested people who wish to participate from DCPU offices in each district may contact the Child Protection Units Officer nearest to them and avail the telephonic registration process.
Participants from each district can contact the District Child Protection officers in the following numbers: Thiruvananthapuram (0471-2345121, 8281128237), Kollam (0474-2791597,9446028868), Pathanamthitta (0468-2319998,9747833366), Alappuzha (0477-2241644, 9447140786), Kottayam (0481-2580548, 9447506971), Idukki (0486-2200108,9496456464), Ernakulam (0484-2609177,9446731299),Thrissur (0487-2364445,9447382095), Palakkad (0491-2531098,9447533690), Malappuram (0483-2978888,9447243009), Kozhikode (0495-2378920,9496438920), Wayanad (04936-246098,9446162901), Kannur (0490-2326199,8289889926)and Kasargod (04994-256990,9447580121).
Participants from Trivandrum district can also attend from NISH after telephonic registration by contacting NISH in 0471- 3066629.