17 Dec 2016

PM lauds passage of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill – 2016 by Parliament



The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has lauded the passing of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill – 2016 by the Parliament. The Prime Minister said that this is a landmark moment and will add tremendous strength to Accessible India movement. 

“Passage of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill - 2016 is a landmark moment and will add tremendous strength to Accessible India movement. 


Under the Act, the types of disabilities have increased and at the same time provisions for additional benefits have been introduced. 

There are strict provisions for penalties for offences committed against persons with disabilities and violation of provisions of the new law. 

The new Act has several salient features which will enhance opportunity, equality and accessibility. Have a look. https://goo.gl/Zwpm4k", the Prime Minister said

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