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National Award for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

Every year on the occasion of the International day for the disabled persons i.e. 3rd December, the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment confers National Awards on individuals, institutions, states, districts etc for outstanding work done by them in the field of empowerment of Persons with Disabilities. As per Section 3 of the Notification dated 29.08.2013 of the National Awards for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2013, awards are given under following 14 (fourteen) categories:-

Best Employees/Self Employed with disabilities

Best Employers & (b) Best Placement Officer or Agency

(a) Best Individual and (b) Best Institution working for the Cause of Persons with Disabilities

Role Model;

Best Applied Research or Innovation or Product Development aimed at improving the life of persons with Disabilities

Outstanding Work in the Creation of Barrier-free Environment for the Persons with Disabilities

Best District in Providing Rehabilitation Services

Best State Channelising Agency of National Handicapped Federation Development Corporation

Outstanding Creative Adult Persons with Disabilities

Best Creative Child with Disabilities

Best Braille Press

Best “Accessible” Website

Best State in promoting empowerment of persons with disabilities; and

Best sports person with disability.

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Update Date :2022-08-30 11:42:31