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The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities in the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment facilitates empowerment of the persons with disabilities, who as per Census 2011 are 2.68 crore and are 2.21 percent of the total population of the Country. These include persons with Visual, Hearing, Speech & Locomotive disability, Mental Retardation, Mental Illness, Multiple Disability and any other disabilities.

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"This is an interactive platform for communities of persons with disabilities who are engaged in the process of collective learning in a shared domain. This will help the groups of people to share a concern, learning and information related to the domain of their interest. Disability wise communities can actively interact on this platform in the interest of their welfare and rehabilitation".

What's New

  • extension notice on submission of applications in respect of national award 2020
  • Decriminalization of Minor Offences For Improving Business Sentiment And Unclogging Court Processes – Decision not to proceed with the proposal for amendment to the RPwD Act, 2016
  • Recommendations of cases heard online 24 June 2020
  • Last date for receipt of application for the post of Director, NIEPVD, Dehradun is 04th August 2020
  • Notice regarding engagement of manpower in the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities on contract basis
  • Appointment of Director, National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (NIEPID), Secunderabad
  • Comprehensive Disability Inclusive Guidelines for protection and safety of persons with disabilities (Divyangjan) during COVID 19
  • Advertisement inviting applications/ nominations for the National Award for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, 2020
  • Advertisement to call for applications for the post of Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities
  • Advertisement for various Scholarship Schemes- 2020-21
  • Conduction of Pension Adalat in the month of December, 2020 in the Department regarding
  • Proposal for Amendment in Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) Act 1992
  • Postponement of National Award 2020
  • EFC Meeting
  • Payment of Bonus to the outsourced staff
  • A Brief Note on Setting up of Early Intervention Centres by DEPwD
  • Appointment of Director for SVNIRTAR Cuttack
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