Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan)

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India

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    Enforcement of RPwD Act, 2016

    Enforcement of RPwD Act, 2016
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    ISLRTC-Prepared with a directory of ISL interpreters in India

    ISLRTC-Prepared with a directory of ISL interpreters in India
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    All NGOs receiving/seeking for GIA under DDRS

    All NGOs receiving/seeking for GIA under DDRS
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    Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2017-Gazette Document

    Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2017-Gazette Document
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    Right of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2017

    Notification of Right of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2016
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    Invitation of proposal for conducting impact assessment study for SHIS

    Invitation of proposal for conducting impact assessment study for SHIS
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    Date extended-Selection for youth with disabilities for National IT Competition

    Date extended-Selection for youth with disabilities for National IT Competition
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    Details of Aadhaar and bank account no. of beneficiaries under DDRS

    Details of Aadhaar and bank account no. of beneficiaries under DDRS
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    Scholarship for Student with Disabilities

    Scholarship for Student with Disabilities
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    List of posts identified for Persons with Disabilities

    List of posts identified for Persons with Disabilities
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    Free Coaching for Students with Disabilities - applications from Coaching Institutes are invited

    Free Coaching for Students with Disabilities - applications from Coaching Institutes are invited
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    National IT Challenges for Youth with Disabilities, 2017

    National IT Challenges for Youth with Disabilities, 2017
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    Seeking comments from all stakeholders before 20th July 2016

    Seeking comments from all stakeholders before 20th July 2016
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    Minutes of the 9th Meeting of Screening committee under SIPDA held on 17.05.2016

    Minutes of the 9th Meeting of Screening committee under SIPDA held on 17.05.2016
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    List of work orders issued to empaneled access auditors to conduct access audit

    List of work orders issued to empaneled access auditors to conduct access audit of identified buildings/locations in 31 cities under Accessible India Campaign
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    Bid for conducting access audit of identified buildings in 32 cities under Accessible India Campaign

    Bid for conducting access audit of identified buildings in 32 cities under Accessible India Campaign
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    List of Empanelled Access Auditors under Accessible India Campaign

    List of Empanelled Access Auditors under Accessible India Campaign
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    Financial Assistance for Skill Training

    Financial Assistance for Skill Training of PwDs
  • Implementation of National Action Plan

    Implementation of National Action Plan

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Welcome to our site

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.

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.