‘State govts should educate people about Persons with Disabilities Act schemes’

The state governments should extensively educate people with disabilities about the advantages of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 so that they can get the benefits of various schemes, Navreet Singh Kang, secretary to Union government in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment said on Friday. Kang said this while chairing a regional conference at a city in which Chandigarh took part among several states and UTs.
He further said Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, which has been brought into force from April 19, 2017, has guaranteed economical and social welfare of the people with disabilities.

Source : http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/chandigarh/state-govts-should-educate-people-about-persons-with-disabilities-act-schemes-4675897/

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