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Cabinet Approves Amendment to Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill 2014

The Cabinet on 6 February, 2014 approved the proposal of the Department of Disability Affairs to incorporate amendments in the proposed Rights of the Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014, which are:- Definition of person with disability in terms of interaction with barriers also; High support needs person enabled to take independent and inform decision also;… Read More

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RBI Guidelines on Legal Guardianship Certificates Issued under the Mental Health Act, 1987 and National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities Act, 1999

RBI/2013-14/456 UBD.BPD.(PCB) CIR No.44/13.01.000/2013-14 January 21, 2014 The Chief Executive Officers of All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks Madam/Dear Sir, Legal Guardianship Certificates Issued under the Mental Health Act, 1987 and National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities Act, 1999 Please refer to our Circular UBD.CO.BPD.No.27/12.05.001/2007-08 dated December… Read More

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Legal Guardianship Certificates Issued under the Mental Health Act, 1987and National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities Act, 1999

RBI/2013-14/444 DBOD.No.Leg.BC.84/09.07.005/2013-14 January 13, 2014 All Scheduled Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs) Dear Sir/Madam, Legal Guardianship Certificates Issued under the Mental Health Act, 1987and National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities Act, 1999 Please refer to our Circular DBOD.No.Leg.BC.51/09.07.005/2007-08 dated November 19, 2007 wherein banks were advised, inter alia,… Read More

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National Policy on Universal Electronic Accessibility

The Union Cabinet today approved the National Policy on Universal Electronic Accessibility that recognizes the need to eliminate discrimination on the basis of disabilities as well as to facilitate equal access to electronics and Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). This policy has been prepared after incorporating comments and suggestions from various stakeholders. The policy will… Read More

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