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Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities with (Divyangjan)


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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.

Interact with PM

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

  • 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
  • Minutes of the Screening Commitee under the ADIP Scheme held on 16.03.2018
  • Advertisement inviting applications/ nominations for the National Award for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, 2020
  • Appointment to the post of CCPD
  • Engagement of Consultant (2) on contract basis in the office of CCPD
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