Up against barriers


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People with disabilities find it difficult to access services that most of us take for granted. Here are suggestions from them on making things better
 Having access to education, a job, being able to open a bank account, to save, to take a loan — all these may appear as basic things available to all. But these simple services are still not within the reach of a sizeable population — persons with disability. Data from the 2011 census shows that the disabled population in India has increased at the rate of 2 per cent per year in the decade since 2011 and is about 26.8 million. This is 2.1 per cent of the country’s population.

Source : http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/portfolio/people/up-against-barriers/article8922076.ece

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