Appeal over disabilities act


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Guwahati: The Assam Centre for Rural Development (ACRD) and the State-Level Federation of Disabled People’s Organisation for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SELF), NGOs working for development issues and rights of differently abled people in Assam have appealed to the state government to implement the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.
The organisations highlighted issues faced by the differently abled people in the state and emphasised the need to raise reservation for the differently abled in government jobs to four per cent from the previous three per cent, in accordance with the Right to Disabilities Act.

Source : https://www.telegraphindia.com/states/north-east/appeal-over-disabilities-act-219657

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