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The Office of the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities was set up under Section 57 of The Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights & Full Participation) Act, 1995. The office has been mandated to take steps to safeguard the rights of persons with disabilities. Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 replaced The Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights & Full Participation) Act, 1995. Under new statute Section 74 of RPwD Act, 2016 provides for appointment of a Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities and two Commissioners to assist the Chief Commissioner at the Centre.  Section…

SUCCESS STORIES

Case No. 10417/1022/2018

Shri Suresh Chand Goel suffering from 55% hearing impairment vide his complaint dated 08.10.2018 submitted he is posted in Delhi and he came to know that some eligible staffs including him are being transferred outside Delhi.

The matter was taken up with the Respondent vide letter dated 30.10.2018. The Dy. General Manager, Punjab National Bank vide his letter no. HRMD/MR/TRFL/GS dated…

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Accessibility Statement

We are committed to ensuring that the website of the Office of the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities is accessible to all users, irrespective of the device and technology in use or ability. It has been built with an aim to provide maximum accessibility and usability to its visitors. As a result, this website can be viewed from a variety of devices such as Desktop / Laptop…

Acts/Guideline

Disability Acts

The RPwD Act has been enacted under Article 253 of the Constitution. It gives effect to the proclamation on the full participation and equality of the persons with disabilities in the Asian and Pacific Region and provides for their education, employment, creation of barrier free environment, social security and similar overlooked areas. It provides for a three…

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Online hearing of the grievances of persons with disabilities (Divyangjan)…