So far, the scheme is being run on the concept of committed liability and due to this maximum part of the financial burden had to be borne by state governments and UT administrations in 2017-18 and 2018-19.
In its orders issued on May 21, two days before the results of the General Election, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment extended the Commission’s tenure for another two months beyond the current deadline of May 31.
Expressing disappointment over the inordinate delay on part of Parliament in introducing the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill,disability rights groups are planning to hold candlelight vigils in various parts of the country and outside the Vice Presidents house as a sign of protest.
The 21st National Parents Meeting was inaugurated at Government Medical College and Hospital,Sector 32 (GMCH-32) on Monday. Over 300 parents of intellectually disabled children from across India came together to discuss issues like employment,disability legislation,social security and local issues. The theme of the meet this year was Making Rights Real! Approach To Inclusion. The meet […]
Providing relief to a visually challenged student scheduled to take the IIT-JEE exam this year,the Delhi High Court has directed the IIT-JEE examination control body to follow the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and allow him to take the exam with the help of a writer who has studied science at least up to class XI.