Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan)

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India

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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 Seeing,Hearing, Speech, Movement,Mental Retardation, Mental Illness, Multiple Disability and any other disabilities.

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Disability Encyclopedia

Disability Encyclopedia

Communities

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.

Discussion Forum

The views of citizens are invited for the Discussion Forum on the topic displayed. The topics are contributed by the different sections and the consolidated feedback of citizens is sent back to the contributing department for further necessary action.