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Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Government of India's central ministry that looks after the affairs relating to the welfare and education of persons with disabilities.

National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation

Provides information on loans available for persons with disabilities and their families.

National Trust

The Government has set up a National Trust for the welfare of persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities.

Office of the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities

The Chief Commissioner is authorised on his/her own motion or on application to look into complaints relating to deprivation of rights of persons with disabilities; and non-implementation of laws, rules, bye-laws, instructions issued by appropriate authorities for the welfare and protection of rights of the disabled.

Persons with Disabilities Act 1995


Rehabilitation Council of India

The RCI is a statutory body set up by the Government of India with the responsibility of standardizing and regulating the training of personnel and professional in the field of Rehabilitation and Special Education.