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National Resource Kit: The Himachal Pradesh Chapter

Posted by Anandhi Viswanathan at Feb 12, 2014 02:00 PM |
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The National Resource Kit team is pleased to bring you its research on the state of laws, policies and programmes for persons with disabilities in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

Introduction

The Department of Social Justice and Empowerment is responsible for the welfare of persons with disabilities in Himachal Pradesh. The state has an estimated population of 1,55,950 persons with disabilities in a total population of 6,856,509 people. The state has brought out a state policy for persons with disabilities and has issued three schemes under Education, four schemes under Skill Development & Employment, two schemes under Social Security, Health, Rehabilitation & Recreation and one scheme under Accessibility.

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